ISHLT 44TH Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions
April 10 – 13, 2024
Prague Congress Centre
Prague, Czech Republic
Travel & Transportation
What to Wear and the Weather:
Attire for the ISHLT Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions is business casual. The average daytime high temperature in Prague in April is 50°F (16°C); the average low temperature is 44°F (6°C). Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate, we recommend bringing a light sweater or jacket.
Hotel/Airport/Main Railway Station Transportation
All hotels are located approximately 30 miles/28 km from Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG). The airport is accessible via taxi (approximately 30 USD/ 685 CZK each way).
Additional ground transportation options between the airport and hotels can be found here.
Prague is easily accessible by rail from many European cities. The Prague Main Railway Station (Praha hlavní nádraží) is in the city center, near Wenceslas Square and directly accessible to Metro Line C (red) - Hlavní nádraží station – to access the hotels. Taxi cabs are also available at the station and a very short ride away.
Prague Metro (Public Transportation)
The Prague Metro is the rapid transit network of Prague. It is fast, efficient, and easy to use. The system consists of three lines and serves 61 stations. The City of Prague will offer free tickets to ISHLT meeting attendees, valid over the conference dates only, which will be provided at the ISHLT registration desk, on site in Prague.
The Prague Congress Centre, Corinthia Hotel Prague, and Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre are on Line C (red) at the Vyšehrad station and easily accessible by Metro from the ISHLT conference hotels.
For a map of the Metro lines and stations and directions to the Prague Congress Centre from each of the ISHLT conference hotels, click here.
2024 Travel Information
For All Travelers Coming from Outside of Czech Republic
All travelers will need a valid passport from their home country to enter the Czech Republic. If you do not have a current passport, we recommend applying for or renewing your passport as soon as possible. In general, your passport should be valid 6 months beyond the last date of your travel. Many countries are experiencing delays in passport service, so act immediately if you plan to attend ISHLT2024.
Travelers Who Need Visas
Some travelers to ISHLT2024 will need a Schengen visa to enter the Czech territory in the continent of Europe for short stays. The following information is from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic:
For more information on Schengen visas, visit https://www.mzv.cz/jnp/en/information_for_aliens/short_stay_visa/index.html