27th MARCH - 1st APRIL 2011
open international community of network designers,
operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with
the evolution of the Internet architecture and the
smooth operation of the Internet.
Travelling in Prague
To get to the conference hotel (Hilton) from the airport you can get easily. Just use the ticket for public transport you could get at the CZ.NIC booth at previous IETF meeting in Beijing. Don't have your ticket? No problem. There are info centres at both arriving halls where you can buy your ticket. You can also buy your ticket at ticket vending machines, but you will need czech coins for that. It is possible to buy tickets for public transport in some tabacconists too. So, now you certainly have your ticket. There are two ways hot to get to the hotel:
— take bus nr. 100 to the metro station "Zličín" (final station of the yellow line)
— change to metro
— your final destination is "Florenc"
— take bus nr. 119 to the metro station "Dejvická" (final station of the green line)
— change to metro
— at "Můstek" station change the line to the yellow one
— your final destination is also "Florenc"
Don't forget to mark your ticket in special yellow marking machine that is installed in every bus (The same system works in trams. You have to mark your ticket before you enter underground station.) When you use the ticket at value 26 CZK, it is valid for 75 minutes (Once the ticket is market you are free to can change the way of transport. You are limited only by time.). Here you can find a list of fares in Prague. All information about public transport in Prague you can find on the official site.
When you are searching for your connection, you can use this search.
Here you can find all practical information about taxi service in Prague .
Arriving by planeThe Prague – Ruzyně international airport (for details please click here) is the biggest airport in the Czech Republic and in the whole Central and Eastern Europe. Over fifty air carriers provide direct flights between Prague and more than a hundred of destinations worldwide.
Arriving by trainThe Czech Republic is very well connected with the rest of the European rail network, and trains run daily between Prague and most major European cities. For more information please click here.
Arriving by car or busYou can use your own means of transport to get to the Czech Republic, there are over 90 border crossings along the Czech border. The Czech Republic has a very dense network of quality motorways and roads and several thousand additional kilometers of local and regional roads.
CurrencyCzech crown (Kč)
coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Kč
banknotes: 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 Kč
For exchange rate card click here.
Local timeGMT + 1 hour in winter,
GMT + 2 hours in summer.
International dialing code00 420 followed by area code (Prague: 2)
and then the local number.
Fire brigade 150.
Electricity230 volts AC, 50Hz,
2-pin round-shaped continental plugs.
ClimateTemperate continental with
cold winters and warm summers.
SafetyThe security situation in the Czech Republic as a whole and in Prague as its capital city meets the standards of Westerd Europe.
Some useful information you can find here.