Nov 2 – 3, 2017
J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry
Europe/Prague timezone

Tourist info

Prague public transport

The main means of public transport is the underground railway - the metro, with complementary systems of bus, tram and railway transport. Prague’s underground is quite a new one and very efficient. You can get more information at the page.

Transit schematics (PDF) are available here:​.

To find a public transport connection visit:


The weather continues to get colder in PragueCzech Republic in November, when the winter season begins. At this time of year, the average temperature for the city starts off at 5.5°C, created by highs of 9°C during the daytime and lows of 2°C after dark. This drops down to 1°C by the end of the month, created by highs of 3°C during the daytime and lows of -1°C after dark, making the first week of November the best time to holiday in Prague if you want to go when the city is warmest.


Currency of the Czech Republic is the Czech koruna (Czech crown), sign: Kč, code: CZK. Exchange of foreign currency is available at Prague international Airport and at most hotels, banks and exchange offices throughout the city. International credit cards are accepted for payments in hotels, restaurants and shops. Payment in cash in EUR is also available in some restaurants and shops.

Exchange rates to the main world currencies are approximatelly:

  • 1 CHF ~ 23.5 CZK
  • 1 EUR ~ 26.0 CZK
  • 1 GBP ~ 29.0 CZK
  • 1 USD ~ 22.3 CZK

For detailed current exchange rates, please see the following page:

Time zone

Czech Republic is in the Central European Time Zone. Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1).

Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Czech Republic, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). Daylight Saving Time ends on October 25 at 01:00 GMT.


Electrical outlets


Czech Republic uses a 230 volt 50 Hz system with standardized round plug with two round pins measuring 4.8 by 19 mm (0.189 by 0.748 in), spaced 19 mm (0.748 in) apart and with a hole for the socket's ground pin (CEE 7/5).  This standard will also accept Europlugs and CEE 7/17 plugs. Sockets are installed with the earth pin upwards. Although the plug is polarised, there is no universally observed standard for connecting the live and neutral. The former Czechoslovakia Standard ČSN 33 2180:1979, section 6.2.2. required live to be on the left side of socket.