Car rental in Prague Airport
The vibrant capital of Bohemia became one of the most popular destinations for Israelis and for a good reason. Car rental in Prague Airport allows you to explore this beautiful city on your own schedule and discover more places and hidden gems. Moreover, with a car rental in Prague, you can get out of the city and have the opportunity to see the Czech countryside, with its forbidding pine forests, soaring mountains, and sparkling lakes.
Car rental in Prague Airport is offered by Avis, Budget, Dvorak, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Rent Plus, and Sixt. We also have partnerships with car rental brokers such as [Argus Car Hire](https://www.skyscanner.co.il/car-rental-with/argu/car-rental-with-Argus Car Hire.html), Holiday Autos, and Rentalcars.com, so that you can find the best deals on car rental in Prague.
Gas stations near Prague Airport
Depending on your car rental in Prague agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank. In this case, you can refuel at the Shell station on the road into the airport. There’s another Shell station on the right-hand side of Europska, about 5 minutes from the airport, it may be cheaper than the airport Shell. Both stations are open 24/7.
Getting to your destination with a car rental in Prague
The airport links directly onto a major motorway. Before leaving the airport, make sure that you are comfortable with your car rental in Prague and you know which direction you need to drive in.
Prague - פראג
If you like European capitals packed with beautiful buildings, vibrant bars, and unique cultural attraction - find a cheap car rental in Prague and start exploring the attractions this stunning city has to offer. It takes about 40 minutes to drive to Prague from the airport via Pražský okruh. Drive along Aviatická and then take Route 7, D0, Pražský okruh, Podbělohorská and Holečkova to Náměstí Míru in Praha 2. The roads in Prague are often quite congested, so it’s a good idea to leave your rental car in Prague Park & Ride lots when you venture into the city. In the city, you can choose between pay and display bays and car parking lots. Large parking lots can be found beside The State Opera, the train station, and on Narodni Trida Avenue. Additionally, sizeable multi-floor car parks are located at the National Theatre and at the Rudolfinum. When you search for hotels in Prague, make sure to check the “car parking” box.
Brno - ברנו
The second largest city in the Czech Republic is the capital of Moravia. Brno has fantastic coffee shops, excellent wine bars, and thriving arts and music scenes. There are no direct flights from Tel Aviv to Brno, so the best thing is to book cheap flights to the national capital and get a car rental in Prague. In less than two hours and 20 minutes, you’ll finish the 226 km journey via D1/E65. Note that thous route has toll roads. The city center is pedestrian only, but there are several parking lots where you can leave your vehicle. The Vankovka shopping center offers free parking on weekends. Paid car parks and parking structures in the center are available, as well as an official park-and-ride facility at the outskirts of Brno not far from the Ústřední hřbitov (Central Cemetery) tram stop. Another popular option is parking the car at a supermarket and walking to the nearest bus, trolleybus, or tram stop nearby. Parking for visitors is free for the first 30 minutes where the street signs have an orange stripe. After that, you’ll pay 40 CZK (₪6.40) per hour in zone 1, 20 CZK (₪3.20) in zone 2.
Tabor - טאבור
Why not pick up a car rental in Prague and drive to a picturesque town that feels like a fairytale? Tabor’s old-town walls were constructed during the 15th century. Enjoy the Goth architecture, the ancient reservoir, and the quaint cobbled streets. If you come in September, don’t miss the medieval festivals. The distance between Prague Airport and Tabor is 113 km, and you’ll get there in less than 80 minutes via D0 and Route 3. There are toll roads on this route.
If you are planning to visit the historic Old Town, use the Na Parkánech parking lot or the parking house Pod Střelnicí. Several parking lots are available in the OldTown on Žižka Square, Mikuláš z Husi Square, in Palackého Street, František Křižík Square (nám. Fr. Křižíka) and on Tržní náměstí at a special discount rate. Apart from these locations, parking is strictly prohibited in the OldTown zone, and your vehicle will be towed or immobilized. In the New Town, you can park in Tř. 9. května, Vančurova, Erbenova, Kollárova, Dobrovského, Purkyňova, Chocholouškova, Smetanova, Bílkova, Jeronýmova, Šafaříkova streets or in the underground parking of the Dvořák department store. Parking is also available in front of the railway station and in U Bechyňské dráhy Street, both at a special discount rate. Parking is for a fee on Monday-Saturday from 8:00 to 20:00 in Old Town and until 18:00 in New Town.
This information is correct as of November 2018