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

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Fly from Bologna  •  4h 8m

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

1 023 Kč - 2 918 Kč

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Bus  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Prague, Prague Main station 454 / ...

700 Kč - 1 600 Kč

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Train to Florence, fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Prague (PRG) FLR - PRG

2 056 Kč - 6 798 Kč

Train to Venice, fly  •  5h 51m

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

1 557 Kč - 6 271 Kč

Train, bus  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Prague, Prague Anděl 084

2 514 Kč - 4 331 Kč

Train  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.

3 385 Kč - 5 755 Kč

Night train, bus  •  14h

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Salzburg Hbf En
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg P+R Süd to Prague, Praha hl. n. Leo Express

3 481 Kč - 7 335 Kč

Train, night train  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi En

3 832 Kč - 5 202 Kč

Drive  •  9h 1m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Prague 943.5 km

3 500 Kč - 5 500 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Prague is to bus which costs 27€ - 60€ and takes 13h.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Prague is to fly which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 4h 8m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Prague. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Prague, hl.n. via Venezia Mestre and Vienna, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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The distance between Bologna and Prague is 664 km. The road distance is 943.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Prague without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 13m and costs 90€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Bologna to Prague, including transfers.

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

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Bologna to Prague train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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

Ryanair, CSA and three other airlines fly from Bologna to Prague 5 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna, Bologna to Prague, Prague Main station once daily. Tickets cost 1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč and the journey takes 13h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Florence to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Florence to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Venice to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Venice to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
3 400 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from Venice to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 400 Kč - 12 000 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bologna to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 4 300 Kč
Flights from Venice to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 Kč - 3 900 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 400 Kč - 11 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
290 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
290 Kč - 400 Kč
Base Standard
650 Kč - 950 Kč
Base Premium
850 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
400 Kč - 550 Kč
Base Standard
800 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Base Premium
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
280 Kč - 390 Kč
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
360 Kč - 500 Kč
Website
Italo Treno
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 Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 Kč - 370 Kč
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
330 Kč - 370 Kč
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
280 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
520 Kč - 570 Kč
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 Kč - 700 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
190 Kč - 240 Kč
Base 2nd Class
370 Kč - 440 Kč
Base 1st Class
600 Kč - 700 Kč
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
230 Kč - 290 Kč
Base 2nd Class
490 Kč - 600 Kč
Base 1st Class
750 Kč - 850 Kč
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 900 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
950 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 900 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 3 800 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 3 800 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
350 Kč - 490 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Trenitalia Eurocity

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
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 7 000 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
3 100 Kč - 4 100 Kč
1st Class
5 000 Kč - 7 000 Kč
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Prague, Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
430 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
700 Kč - 950 Kč
Website
RegioJet
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Salzburg P+R Süd to Prague, Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
310 Kč - 410 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
310 Kč - 410 Kč

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The best way to get from Bologna to Prague is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs 35€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 60€ and takes 13h, you could also train, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 14h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Bologna to Prague train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Prague is 944 km. It takes approximately 9h 1m to drive from Bologna to Prague.

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Ryanair, CSA, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Prague bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 3046+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 500 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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