Turkish Airlines offers three direct flights in average every day from Istanbul to Prague. Flights in this route take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Václav Havel Airport (PRG). Ongoing all year round on a regular basis, the number of flights remains the same throughout the year and no seasonal changes occur; however there may be differences on the hours of departure from time to time.
Direct flights by Turkish Airlines from Istanbul to Prague take nearly two and a half hours.
Ranking among the top attractive destinations in Turkey, Istanbul is a delightful metropolis between Marmara inland sea and Black Sea. Owning a heavenly natural beauty by its location between two seas and two continents, Istanbul is full of art galleries, performance halls, theaters and museums around every corner.
Historical Peninsula is amongst the top touristic icons of Istanbul, as home to Hagia Sophia dating back to the Byzantine period, Topkapı Palace which served as a residence of the royals in Ottoman, and Sultanahmet (Blue) Mosque, regarded as one of the impressive religious sites worldwide. During your stay in this enchanting town, make sure to have joyful walks along the beautiful Bosporus, drop by the markets and bazaars to try the palatable tastes of the local cuisine and get lost in the fascinating crowded streets of Beyoğlu district.
As the most populous metropolis in Turkey, Istanbul has two airports to manage the busy air traffic: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Both airports are used for Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul; however only Istanbul Airport (IST) serves as a point of departure for the flights to Prague.
Istanbul city center is approximately 35 km from Istanbul and there are plenty of transport options available, such as taxi, rent-a-car and airport shuttles. For more information on public transportation to Istanbul Airport, check our transport information page.
It takes about 30 minutes to reach Istanbul Airport by taxi, and costs around 100-110 TL. You can travel comfortably on the Airport shuttles at all most any hour of the day, and these shuttles reach many places in the city.
As a city filled with romantic details, the capital of Czech Republic, Prague is one of the most attractive destinations in Europe. The elegant bridges connecting two sides of the city, and the swans gliding below these bridges turn into a feast watched admirably.
Succeeded in preserving its historic and touristic value by its Medieval Age view, Prague gets the most credit by its Old Town Square. As an extremely vibrant spot with its historical artifacts, entertaining cafés and art galleries, Old Town Square is the first stop of all tourists. You may see in the square the Jan Hus Monument, St. Nicholas Church and of course the Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock; and have a chance to observe closer the old face of this enthralling city. Charles Bridge, which is the prettiest and oldest bridge over Vltava River, and the Prague Castle are flooded by many people, as the favorite of especially those fond of photography.
Prague hosts two airports: Václav Havel Airport (PRG) and Pardubice Airport (PED). Passengers booking their flights to Prague with Turkish Airlines land at Václav Havel Airport (PRG).
You may use the subways and buses to reach the city center from Václav Havel Airport (PRG). It is possible to reach Zlicin station within 20 minutes via the bus numbered 100 setting off from the airport; and transfer here to Metro B heading towards Namesti Republicky and Mustek stations in the center.
Passengers planning to use Metro A line should reach Dejvicka subway station after a journey of 20-25 minutes with the buses numbered 119. You may then change here to the subway and reach Starometska station.
Those travelling in night may use the night buses numbered 510 and reach Stepanska, change here to the tramline numbered 51 to get to the city center.
In addition, you may use the airport shuttles setting off on the way out the airport building and reach Hlavni Nadrazi station on Metro C route, or, take the cabs operating at the airport to reach anywhere in Prague comfortably.