1. From Prague Václav Havel Airport (Letiště Václava Havla)
Firstly, you have to go to the Main Train Station (“Hlavní nádraží”) of Prague and then to take a train to Pardubice.
The best option is to take Airport Express which goes directly to the Main train Station and runs daily from 5.30 am to 9 pm. The bus stop is located in front of the Terminal 1 !!!! The route takes around 40 minutes and the bus stop Hlavní nádraží is located in front of the building of the train station. You just enter the building and go downstairs.
Tickets purchased online costs approx. 45 CZK or bought from the bus driver (60 CZK).
If you arrive before 5.30 am and after 9 pm, you have to use public transport (check here and put from: Praha,,Letiště Václava Havla, to: Praha hl.n.) or a taxi, Uber.
Trains from Prague to Pardubice depart frequently (check times and connections on the same page as before here, from: Praha hl.n, to: Pardubice hl.n. ). The journey takes around 1 hour and is operated by 3 companies: České dráhy, RegioJet, and Leo Express. Tickets can be purchased online or at the railway station but each company has own ticket which is not valid for other company!!!
At the Pardubice hl. n. your buddy should pick you up, if not you can get to the University of Pardubice campus by taking bus number 3, 33, 17 (the stop "Polabiny, Hradecká" is in front of the University Library). Another possibility is bus number 10 and 16 (the stop "Univerzita" is located in the center of the University campus) or you can take a taxi.
The cheapest companies are:
Vi3 TAXI: +420 778 158 158, 89 CZK to dormitories (Univerzitní koleje, recepce blok C)
Taxi GT: +420 777 456 456, 89 CZK to dormitories (Univerzitní koleje, recepce blok C)