Going around the City through
Subways and Trams with your Eastern Europe Escort
Prague is very popular in Europe not
only for their historic structures, food, drinks and festivals. The city is
also known for its extensive and highly organized public transportation.
Tourists don’t have to worry about spending hundreds of dollars on taxis as
they can easily go places because of the organized public transportation.
Whether it’s on trams, metro train or buses, tourists and locals can easily go
around Prague. You can easily take your beautiful escort from Prague to
different parts of the city because transportation is very easy to understand
and well organized.
There are three types of buses in
Prague and they are differentiated based on their routes. You don’t need to
remember the route of each bus type because maps are displayed everywhere and
even online. The frequency of the bus depends on the demand. Rush hours means
more bus on the road. To get in the bus, you need to
purchase a ticket. They can be purchased virtually anywhere even in the hotel.
Once you enter the bus, you have to get it stamped so that you’ll be allowed to
The metro refers to the subway
trains that can take passengers anywhere in the city. Like the buses, there are
three types of subway trains based on their location. There are maps in each
stop so that you’ll know which metro to take. The metro in Prague is not your
regular subway. Because of the soft soil condition of the city, the metro is a
lot deeper compared to most subways. The escalator ride in the subway is a lot
longer compared to other subways in Europe.
Trams are your regular trains that can also take you to different places in the city. It’s a lot more extensive compared to buses and metro and their operation runs 24 hours. But the frequency of the tram is a lot less from midnight to 4:30 in the morning.
The payment system in trams is also the
same with the buses. You need to have a ticket and have them stamped before you
are allowed to take a seat. Knowing when the tram arrives to a specific
destination is displayed in each stop. There’s also a PA system in each tram
wherein the current stop is announced as well as the next destination. It’s a
highly informative form of transportation and you’ll never get lost if you just
Trams are not the only form of
transportation that offers 24-hour service. Buses are also operating even at
night although the frequency is a lot less because of lesser demand. This
should be very interesting for you and your escort as you use these modes of
transportation to visit bars, clubs and pubs in Prague.
Last but not the least: always watch out for your pocket wile on public transportation. Even though lethal crimes are uncommon, petty crimes such as pickpockets can happen to anyone and they are very common in crowded public transportation. Always place one of your hands in your pocket or keep your money in a place where it can’t be easily stolen.