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There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Bologna by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Bologna  •  4 h 14 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 Main station to Bologna, Bologna 454 / ...

$50 - $90

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Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 50 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 Venice, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$69 - $253

Bus, train  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha hl. n. to München Flughafen FJS
  2. Take the bus from Munich Airport to Bolzano
  3. Take the train from Bolzano to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$95 - $161

Train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to München ZOB (Hackerbrücke)
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec

$105 - $172

Night train  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the night 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bologna is to bus which costs 1 200 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bologna is to fly which costs 1 600 Kč - 4 900 Kč and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague Main station station and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart six times a week, 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. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Bologna Centrale via München Hackerbrücke and München Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 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 and train which takes 12 h 48 min and costs 2 100 Kč - 3 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Prague to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Bologna is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 1 600 Kč - 4 900 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 300 Kč - 3 900 Kč and takes 12 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs 1 200 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 13 h.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 414.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 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, you can take a train from Prague to Bologna via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), München Hackerbrücke, and München Ost in around 12 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Prague to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Prague to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Prague to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Prague to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Prague to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Prague to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Prague to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
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 Bolzano to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
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 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 Bolzano/Bozen to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to München ZOB (Hackerbrücke)
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
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
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha hl. n. to München Flughafen FJS
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
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 Main station to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Bologna
Ave. Duration
16 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bologna Autostazione
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
elines.cz

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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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Prague to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, 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, Austrian Airlines 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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There are 1555+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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