Must-have Apps for Expats in Prague

So you have moved to Prague, congratulations! To help you settle in your new home we’ve got the list of mobile apps that will make it easier. Whether learning a language, finding groceries, getting around the city or the top places to discover, this list has got you covered:


Struggling with the language? Duolingo can help. duolingo_screenshots This great app makes learning a new language (or improving your language skills) super easy. Duolingo is available for iPhone and Android.

Jízdní řády IDOS (Journey Planner)

prague_journeyplanner The ultimate app for finding train, bus and tram connections (including European long-distance trains) between cities or villages. Enter your origin and destination, including the day of the week and time you’re travelling, and it will find you the shortest ride. However, the app is only in Czech so you will need to learn some basics to use this app. You can download the app on Android or iPhone.

Like a Local

prague_yelp With hundreds of tips written by locals living in Prague, Like a Local is an essential app for discovering and finding top places for a range of services including nightlife, restaurants, shopping, sleeping, and things to do. Download here on iPhone.


prague_coffeeshop Okay, you don’t need just directions, tram routes, restaurants and bars, you also need to search for nearby businesses, and stores. Yelp is great to find those close ones to you with lots of user reviews to help you make the best choice. You can get the app on Android or iPhone.


airbnb The beauty of Airbnb is that you can find accommodation by living with locals, like a local. So whether you are staying as a tourist or living as an expat, you can find non-hotel accommodation that suits you. You can use the app to find last minute accommodation or something longer term. Available on Android and iPhone.


fripito Fripito is a virtual travel-photo-guide with a strong community made by photographers for fans of photography. With their Inspiration Guide, you’ll learn things ordinary visitors haven’t discovered yet. You can get the app on App Store.

 Beer Guide Prague

beer-draft Czechs are well known for their fantastic beer. Whether a tourist or expat, seeking out the top places to sample the local beer and the history behind them is a must. Luckily for beer lovers, there is an app where you can discover these pubs. It shows you how to get there, the pub’s features, Twitter feed, other local pubs, and even what tram lines you can use to get there! Available on Android and iPhone.


prague_damejidlo Don’t like cooking at home? Well, with this app from DameJidlo you can order food from participating restaurants direct to your home. Just enter your address, pick your restaurant and wait while a courier delivers your food. Simple! You can download the app on Android or iPhone.


Of course if you need to transfer or receive money from abroad, TransferWise lets you do it up to 8x cheaper than using your bank. transferwise-logo Download it for Android or iOS and start saving!

6 thoughts on “Must-have Apps for Expats in Prague

  1. Like a local is one of the best and must app in Prague. Thanks for providing useful apps for good experiences.

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