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Conference Venue

The CHEP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTING IN HIGH ENERGY AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS 2009 will be held at the Prague Congress Centre (PCC) which is ideally located near the city centre with a panoramic view of Prague Castle. The original building was built in the 1980's and was opened in 1981 as one of the largest and modern European conference and culture centres.

It is easily accessible by both public and private transport. It has its own metro station and extensive parking facilities (paid). The Prague Congress Centre has access for disabled people.

Prague Congress Centre
5. května 65, 140 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic
tel.: +420 261 171 111


  • From the Airport The distance from the Prague-Ruzyne International Airport is 15 kilometres and 28 Airlines provide 150 – 200 international arrivals daily. A taxi ride from the airport to the Prague Congress Centre will take approximately 30 – 45 minutes and costs about 25 EUR / 670 CZK. You can also travel by public transport. Go by bus No. 119 to the underground station „Dejvická“and carry on to the station „Museum“ than change to line C and go to the station „Vyšehrad“. The PCC is just next to this station. You will need to buy a ticket for 0,8 EUR / 26 CZK for this journey.

  • From the city centre There is a north-south highway just in front of the PCC and the PCC itself is very easily accessible by taking the underground to “Vyšehrad” station, metro line “C”.


Ticket informations

Public transport tickets are valid on metro, tram, buses and trains in Prague. You can freely change during the ticket validity time. Basic cost is 26 CZK (0,9 Eu) , valid for 75 minutes. You can buy a ticket for 18 CZK valid 20 minutes on bus and tram or five metro stops (changing stops are counted as one stop). Three day ticket 330 CZK (11,7 Eu), valid for 72 hours and five day ticket 500 CZK (17,7 Eu), valid for 120 hours.

The tickets are available at tobacco shops, automatic distributors at metro stops or bus drivers (more expensive).Tickets for three and more days are sold only at shops located at metro stops e.g. Muzeum, Mustek, I.P. Pavlova, Vysehrad. You can buy a one month ticket for 550 CZK, but you have to fill in a form in the Czech language (application form), have one photo, pay 30 CZK for a transport ID. More information on tariffs can be found on

Lukas Fiala, FZU AS CR