Prague Congress Centre
The ICPhS Prague 2023 will take place at the Prague Congress Centre (PCC) which is one of the modern architectural landmarks of Prague and the largest convention and culture centre in the Czech Republic.
The Congress Centre itself was built in the late 1970s and opened in 1981. The actual building of the Congress Centre is very impressive and is a unique kind of museum with wonderful examples of decorative art and design of the 1970s and 1980s. The Prague Congress Centre ranks among the best-known congress venues in Europe with more than 50 halls, reception and meeting rooms with a total capacity of up to 9,300 people, and 13,000 m2 of exhibition space.
Its location is very practical, being easily accessible from the city centre by underground or motorways. The Prague Congress Centre is situated in a unique location with a beautiful panoramic view of Prague with its large parks, the Vltava River and Prague Castle.
Prague Congress Centre (PCC)
5. května 65
140 00 Prague 4, Czech Republic
How to get to the Prague Congress Centre
The Prague Congress Centre can be easily reached by metro line C (red line) to the station “Vyšehrad”. The PCC is located right in front of the metro station. There are a large number of hotels in the area, so everything important is nearby.
From the Airport
Take the 119 bus towards “Nádraží Veleslavín” (METRO station). Exit the bus at the final stop and change to the METRO green line A in the direction towards “Depo Hostivař”. You will go to the station “Muzeum”. There, switch to the METRO red line C and go to the station “Vyšehrad”. The PCC is right next to this station. Travel by public transport will take approximately 45–50 minutes.
Public transport tickets must be purchased in advance, before boarding public transport buses. Tickets are sold by the Visitor Centre, Prague Public Transit Company counters at the Arrival Halls, from ticket machines located around the Terminal 1 and 2 Arrival Halls and directly at bus stops. Most ticket machines at the airport accept contactless credit card payments. A ticket from the airport to the PCC costs 40 Czech crowns (about 1.58 EUR).
A taxi ride from the airport to the PCC will take approximately 30–45 minutes and costs about 25–30 EUR.
The Prague Congress Centre is adjacent to the North-South Prague City Expressway – follow the road signs for Kongresové centrum Praha
GPS: 50.062112, 14.428886
Limited parking space is available in the Prague Congress Centre's underground car park. For more information about parking please visit www.praguecc.cz/en/parking-in-pcc.
Paid Parking Zones – Parking in Prague
In Prague, parking is regulated by PAID PARKING ZONES (PPZ) in order to protect residents living in parts of town with a lot of traffic and to motivate visitors to avoid these parts of town and park in said zones only for the period of time they really need.
For more information about Paid Parking Zones please visit www.parkujvklidu.cz.