The following points have direct bus and/or tram connection (without changing) to the Institute:
Tips for your orientation, if you never have been in
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.
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 Petřiny stop (14th stop from Terminal Sever 1, 13th from Terminal 2; 8km, 19-23 min), then walk 100 m back. An Institute building is located behind the tram terminus. (see a map or a 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).
Take the Metro, red line C (direction of Haje) to the Muzeum
station (1 stop, 1 min)
and change for green line A (direction of Nemocnice Motol). Get off at the Petřiny stop (8th stop, 15 min) and walk westwards 500 m to the tram terminus (or take any tram or bus in that direction for 1 stop)
Take the Metro (red line C) in direction of Háje to the
Muzeum station (4 stops)
and change for line A in direction of Nemocnice Motol or Petřiny. Get off at the Petřiny stop (8th stop, 15 min) and walk westwards 500 m to the tram terminus (or take any tram or bus in that direction for 1 stop)
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.
(see a map)
Use direct bus line 191 to Petřiny (11 km, 26 min).
Take the Metro, line A (direction of Dejvická) to Petřiny station (22 min) .
Take the Metro, red line C (direction of Letňany) to Muzeum
station (9 stops, 15 min),
change to green line A (direction Nemocnice Motol) to Petřiny station (8 stops, 15 min).
Take bus line 160 or 355 to its terminal stop Dejvicka (see a map), then take Metro A to Petřiny.
Time tables of some tram and bus lines
mentioned in the text are available: