There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Prato by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or foot

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

Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Prato Centrale Reg / ...

$1 - $5

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Prato 13.2 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Leopolda Salita to Ceppo Vecchio Lam Po-Fi / ...

$2 - $16

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Florence to Prato 12.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Prato 12.6 miles

$3 - $5

Walk  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Walk from Florence to Prato 12.1 miles

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Prato, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Florence to Prato hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi operates a bus from Florence to Prato every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 41 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$4 - $5
Bus operators
C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi
Phone
800 570530
Email
segreteria@capautolinee.it
Website
capautolinee.it
Bus from Leopolda Salita to Ceppo Vecchio
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
capautolinee.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE-Autostazione Sita to PRATO-Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Firenze to Prato
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
BuonoTourist
Phone
081 951761
Website
buonobus.it
Bus from Firenze to Prato
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
buonobus.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus from Firenze Rifredi to Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Prato
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Florence to Prato
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Taxi4390
Phone
+39 055 4390
Website
4390.it
So.Co.Ta.
Phone
+39 055 4242
Website
4242.it
Noleggio Mercedes Classe S
Phone
+39 338 777 5004
Website
noleggioautogab.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Florence to Prato?

The distance between Florence and Prato is 16 km. The road distance is 20 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Florence to Prato?

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Prato is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Florence to Prato?

The quickest way to get from Florence to Prato is to train which takes 19 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

Is there a direct train between Florence and Prato?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Prato Centrale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Florence and Prato?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leopolda Salita and arriving at Ceppo Vecchio. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

How long does it take to get from Florence to Prato?

The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Prato Centrale takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.