Travel to the Czech Republic

Prague airport is an international air-hub that handles over 13 million passengers a year. They can choose from offers of 60 airlines connecting Prague directly to more than 150 destinations around the world. The airport is located 30 – 45 minutes by car from the center of Prague. There are good connections between the airport and the city center by public transport – buses and taxis. More information at

Flight durations
Frankfurt, Zurich, Vienna, Munich up to 1 hour
Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen up to 1,5 hour
Stockholm, London, Helsinki, Madrid up to 2,5 hours
Dubai around 5,5 hours
New York around 8,5 hours
Beijing, Seoul, Atlanta around 10 hours

Traveling around Prague

Prague’s city centre is easy to travel with public transport or on foot. A ticket for the Prague public transport network permits travel on the Prague Metro, trams and buses for a set period of time. All tickets and passes permit unlimited switching between the three modes of transport. The connections, timetables, online tickets and more can be found on the the Prague Public Transit Company website

You can also use taxis or alterative car services (Uber, Liftago), bike rentals and other transport means.



We advise you to book directly with the recommended hotel. The easiest way is to reserve a room in the Venue – Congress & Wellness Hotel Olšanka. There is no need to travel for Symposium. Booking here. Please, insert “ESCP” in the note / email subject.

Other option is to use another accommodation and travel to venue for conference events everyday by using public transport or by foot. Here are some accommodation options near the venue by


Vyšehrad Castle

Amazing views of the whole Prague and Vltava River, Basilica of St. Peter and Paul at Vyšehrad, Slavín Cemetery, resting place of many Czech culture icons, including Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, Alfons Mucha, Karel Čapek and many others.

Astronomical Clock and Old Town Square

Tower clock is located at the southern side of the Old Town Hall Tower, clock strikes the hour (from 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.), the Twelve Apostles set in motion.

Charles Bridge

Prague’s oldest bridge, built during the reign of Charles IV. Its construction started in 1357 and finished in the early 15th century. Charles Bridge was the most important connection between Prague Castle and the city’s Old Town and adjacent areas. A UNESCO World Heritage site.

National Theatre

The National Theatre belongs to the most important Czech cultural institutions, with a rich artistic tradition, which helped to preserve and develop the most important features of the nation–the Czech language and a sense for a Czech musical and dramatic way of thinking.

Prague Castle and Cathedral of St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert

Gothic cathedral, the spiritual symbol of the Czech state. Prague castle as an important symbol of the Czech state, the seat of Czech rulers and presidents.