The Sídliště Petřiny bus a tram stops are ones the nearest to the Institute. Their position is described in the commented photo. Petřiny metro station is located approx. 500 m east of the Institute - it can be reached by walk or by taking any tram or bus for 1 stop.
Tips for your orientation, if you never have been in Prague:
The stops of trams and city buses are marked by bollards of
red and yellow colour with a symbol of tram (bus) in black, white
and blue. They are equipped with tables carrying a name of the
stop and line numbers. The stops are standardly equipped by time
tables of proper lines; time tables contain departures from the
stop, list of stops of the line with times to get there.
The direction is indicated on the front of bus/tram.
For more general information about Prague City Transport in English language, see Prague Information Service or Prague Public Transit Company.
About this text:
The simplest variant is usually presented, although it need not be necesarilly the shortest one. Additional variants of described ways and ways from another places are described in a separate document.
You are also encouraged to use the online time table to find the best way - open http://www.dpp.cz/en/journey-planner/ and enter Sídliště Petřiny into "to" field. If you plan to come into Prague by train or coach, we suggest to use the combined http://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusymhd/spojeni/ , fill in "Sídliště Petřiny" into "To" field and choose "Stops (Prague)" in "Category" field in the same line, whereas your city into "From" field and "Cities and villages" or "Stations (train)". The programme suggests you the most suitable station for changing to city transport.
Take bus 191 (see a map of the airport). In the peak hours, the bus leaves every 15-20 min, outside peak hours and on weekends every 30 - 40 min. Get off at the Sídliště Petřiny stop (15th stop from Terminal 1, 14th from Terminal 2; 9km, 19-23 min), then walk 100 m back. An Institute building is located behind the tram terminus. (see a map or commented photo). If it remains too long time to the next departure, you can take bus 119 to Divoká Šárka stop, from which bus 191 departs more often (every 5 - 30 min).
(see a map)
Take Metro B in direction of Zličín for 1 stop to Můstek, then change for A line in direction of Nemocnice Motol and get off at Petřiny.
Take the Metro, the yellow line B (direction of Černý Most) to Můstek station (4 stops; 6 min), then change for A line in direction of Nemocnice Motol and get off at Petřiny.
Additional variants of described ways and ways from another places are described in a separate document
Time tables of some tram and bus lines
mentioned in the text are available:
IMC / Contact / Way descriptions / By public transport
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