Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, is inhabited by 1.2 million inhabitants. It is situated on both sides of the river Moldau (Vltava). The metro system of the city follows the standard Eastern European model with three basic lines combining to form a triangle in the city centre and the tunnels lie well below street level.

The Prague Metro carries around 600 million passengers annually. In fact, about 50 percent of the population opts for the metro as their primary mode of transportation from one area to another. The Metro or subway is fast, efficient, safe and clean. It typically operates from 5 a.m. in the morning till midnight. Between these periods, trains are available every few minutes on every line.

The Metro plan of Prague is composed of three lines- A, B, and C. In the map, ‘A’ line is colored green, ‘B’ in yellow, and ‘C’ in red, to distinguish them and remember better. These three lines cover a track of about 62 kilometers that mostly runs underground. Moreover, it comprises of 61 stations and more stations are being added continually.

The Line A covers runs from East to West and covers 17.1 km. This line is regarded as the tourist-friendly line due to the fact that most popular attractions are relatively near a station on this line. It has altogether 17 stations. The Line B runs diagonally across the city from Zlicin to Cerny. It has 24 stations and services most of the sub-urban and shopping spots plus central Prague. The Line C runs from North to South and comprises of 20 stations. It begins from Letnany and goes till Haje.

Basically, there are three transfer stations in the Metro plan of Prague, namely, Mustek, Muzeum, and Florenc. Passengers can transfer from one line to another within the same station. For more information please visit

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