Getting around the city

We strongly suggest using the public transport for travel around the city, especially the center. Prague's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely.

The system also includes P+R (park + ride) parking lots, located close to urban public transport - P+R map

You can reach the event venue by tram, bus, or even by a small ferry.

You can by public transport tickets for 72 hours for approx 12 EUR -

More information about the public transport -


ATTENTION - do not park in the street along the event area at night from Saturday to Sunday. On Sunday, May 4, the Prague Marathon will traditionally be run along the grounds of the Zlute lazne. The embankment will be closed and parked cars will be towed at night.

If you arrive by car, find a safe parking space and leave the car for the weekend.

Parking in nearby streets is either free during weekends (purple zones) or reserved for locals residents only (blue zones) - map here.

Parking tips by Prague city -

Event venue has a small parking area that will be reserved for the gigaevent team and disabled visitors.

Disabled parking at the event - please contact us.

Driving to Prague

You need to pay for highway (motorway). Purchase 10 days vignette, for roughly 13 EUR. Try to buy it before you enter the country - you can buy it online here

You can also get it at selected petrol stations on the way to the Czech Republic. find more information here

You do not need emission sticker, there are no "Umwelt ZONE" in Prague.

Money at event

Our event shop will accept card payments, cash euros, czech crowns.

Food stalls within the event venue will accept cash euros, most of them will accept cards. Cash euros will be accepted only in banknotes, not coins. Change will be returned in czech crowns. Same applies for payment for tickets on location.

There is an ATM at the event venue and several more in close proximity.

Money generally

Official currency is Czech crown. The Euro is accepted in many places but certainly not everywhere. Cash in euros may not be accepted especially in smaller venues - small shops, market stalls, kiosks.

Credit cards and debit cards are widely accepted, so there is no need to have large amounts of cash at hand. You can pay larger amounts by cards and take along some cash for smaller payments and places that do not accept cards.

Don't change money on the street!


Book your accommodation well ahead. May is a start of peak season.

Accomodation in south east parts of Prague will help you to avoid complicated traffic in the city centre.

Prague offers wide variety of accomodation - use your favorite booking site to find accomodation that fits your needs and budget.

Campers - You may want to check these caravan parks on the island near giga event (The links provided here are for your convenience in searching and should not be construed as endorsements. )


Geocaching in the city centre

City centre is generally crowded, consider to visit geocaches in the city centre rather early morning.