There are 4 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Airport to Calenzano Bologna APT

$25 - $32

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Borgo Panigale to Bologna C.Le Reg
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Prato Centrale Ic / ...

$7 - $26

2 alternative options

Line 13 bus, train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 13 bus from Ospedale Maggiore to Rastignano Stazione 13
  2. Take the train from Rastignano to Prato C.Le (Fi) Prato - Bologna

$9 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato 60.3 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato is to train which costs 5€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato. However, there are services departing from Bologna Borgo Panigale and arriving at Prato Centrale via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Prato is 74 km. The road distance is 96.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato, including transfers.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna Borgo Panigale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 5€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato.
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  • Distance: 46.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy and Prato, Italy?

Appennino Shuttle operates a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato every 3 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Prato via Bologna C.Le in around 1 h 44 min.

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 Bologna Borgo Panigale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Bologna C.Le to Prato C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Rastignano to Prato C.Le
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Bologna C.Le to Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Bologna Airport to Calenzano
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
appenninoshuttle.it
Adults
$23 - $30
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna

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