There are 9 ways to get from Prague to Bologna by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Bologna  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bologna (BLQ) PRG - BLQ

$73 - $215

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Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Bologna, Bologna 454 / ...

$50 - $90

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Fly to Venice, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Venice (VCE) PRG - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$69 - $253

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Florence (FLR) PRG - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$90 - $289

Fly to Verona, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Verona (VRN) PRG - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le

$107 - $526

Train via Linz Hbf  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf Ex
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale Ec

$95 - $173

Train Trenitalia  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Prague - Main Station to München Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna C.Le En

$67 - $135

Train, night train  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf En
  2. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale Nj

$55 - $100

Drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Bologna 589.7 miles

$140 - $210

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Bologna Centrale via Linz Hbf and Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 28 min.

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The distance between Prague and Bologna is 664 km. The road distance is 943.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bologna without a car is to bus which takes 13 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Prague to Bologna, including transfers.

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Prague to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Bologna train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bologna is to fly which takes 4 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Prague to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 414.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Bologna, Italy?

Ryanair, CSA and three other airlines fly from Prague to Bologna every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Bologna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 13 h. Tour Bus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Prague to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Prague to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Prague to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Prague to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Prague to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Prague to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Prague to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Prague to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Prague to Verona via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Prague to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Prague to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Prague to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Prague to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Prague to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Prague to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Verona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,100
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$90 - $110
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cd.cz
Train from Prague - Main Station to München Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Bologna
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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Prague to Bologna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Bologna is 944 km. It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to drive from Prague to Bologna.

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Ryanair, CSA, Air Dolomiti and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Prague to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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