As beautiful as Paris, as bohemian as Amsterdam, and with Europe’s best beer, Prague is a gem.
It’s a European favourite – at times it feels like half the world’s travellers are on Charles Bridge. But explore its cobbled lanes a little further and you’ll find the real Prague; boho galleries, traditional bars, gothic spires and bijou cafes.
Flying to Prague
Whether you're travelling for work, popping over for a festive trip or just planning a weekend break, fly to Prague from London City Airport and you can expect a straightforward trip from Central London with minimum hassle. Flights from London City Airport to Prague provide a direct link between the British and Czech capitals, and with a range of departure times year-round, the route makes for a convenient journey if you want to avoid having to head out of London to catch your flight.
Flying from London City Airport to Prague: Q&A
Here are some of our answers to the most common questions about flights from London City Airport to Prague below. Take a look and make sure you’re ready for your trip, whenever you’re flying.
How long is the flight from London to Prague?
A direct flight to Prague from London City Airport takes just under two hours. The quickest way to get to London City Airport from the centre of London means hopping on the DLR at Bank. You’ll be there in 20 minutes. Once you arrive in Prague, there are a number of options to take you the nine miles (14km) into the city centre. Either take a bus from terminals one or two, catch the train or take a tram. Whichever way, you’ll be in town in under half an hour.
How many flights a week are there from London City Airport to Prague?
There is a direct flight from London City Airport to Prague every day except Saturdays. Each flight Monday to Friday leaves just before lunchtime, meaning you’ll get to the city centre with plenty of time to freshen up before an early dinner. Coming home on a Sunday? Catching the evening flight gives you time to enjoy your last day in Prague to its fullest.
What airlines fly most frequently between London City Airport and Prague?
Flying directly from London City Airport to Prague usually means you’ll be flying with British Airways. Tickets on these flights range from economy to business class, so you can upgrade for extra comfort if you want to. You may find flights from LCY to Prague available with other airlines, but these won't be for direct flights and may add significant time on your journey.
Practical information about flying from London to Prague
You'll need your passport to get into the Czech Republic, so make sure you bring it with you. Don't forget that the local currency is the Czech koruna (aka the Czech crown) – not the Euro. If you want to buy your travel currency in advance, it can save you a little by getting a better exchange rate. Find out about our click-and-collect currency service, and learn more about the city with our essential guide to Prague.
What to expect in Prague
Prague is bohemian and sophisticated all at once. It’s a city steeped in history and marked out by famous landmarks like the fairytale Prague Castle, usually in the Gothic style of many Czech churches and buildings. Put your camera away for a second and step into a traditional pub for some excellent local beer, or head to a wine cellar for a tasting session. Of course, you’ll find stylish bars and artsy coffee houses alongside street vendors on the busier streets, as well as a famous collection of well-established jazz clubs in the city’s old centre. Even if you’re here on business, you’re still bound to fall in love with Prague, still edgy in its old age.