Czech Republic cancels sale of discounted public transport tickets for Ukrainians: details
Ukrainians with temporary protection status in the Czech Republic have been able to purchase public transport tickets at a reduced price. However, the sale of discounted tickets will soon be suspended. Find out more about how much public transport will cost for Ukrainians in Prague
In June 2023, the sale of discounted tickets for Ukrainian refugees in the Czech Republic will end. Read more in the article to find out how much the fares will cost for Ukrainians.
As you know, Ukrainians used to be able to purchase discounted public transport tickets, but the sale of such tickets will soon be suspended.
Cancellation of discounted travel for Ukrainians in Prague: what is known
From now on, the Prague Integrated Transport System and the Prague Transport Company will no longer sell discounted public transport tickets for Ukrainian refugees.
We are talking about a three-month HN2 travel pass for CZK 444, which was designed for people with financial difficulties and Ukrainians with temporary protection status.
This tariff for refugees expires on 30 June.
It is noted that it is still possible to purchase a discounted travel pass for a month at a price of 165 CZK. But it can only be purchased until 30 June, as the sale will be suspended after that.
Despite the fact that there have been no official statements from Prague transport companies yet, the end of the sale of discounted travel passes for Ukrainians was spelled out in the Prague Integrated System Tariffs published on 1 April.
Price of public transport tickets in Prague
From now on, Ukrainians will have to buy public transport passes at standard prices:
- A one-month pass - CZK 550 (919 UAH);
- a 3-month pass - CZK 1,480 (UAH 2,450).
It is noted that travel passes will cost 4 times cheaper for pensioners, students and children.
Passes without a name, which can be transferred between family members, friends, colleagues, etc., are much more expensive:
- A no-name pass for a month costs CZK 1,000;
- a 3-month unnamed travel card - CZK 2,700;
- A one-year unnamed travel card costs CZK 7,800.
Just a reminder. Earlier we told you about a single train ticket from Prague to Ukrainian cities. To find out which cities you can get to and how much the ticket costs, follow this link.
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