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There are 11 ways to get from Prague to Bologna by train, night train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  14h 38m

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

185€ - 305€

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Bus  •  17h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Ferrara 63

37€ - 57€

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Train, night train  •  16h 44m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bruck/Mur Rj
  2. Take the night train from Bruck/Mur to Ferrara Nj

68€ - 110€

Bus, night bus  •  19h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Trieste N160
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Ferrara N544

52€ - 68€

Train, night train via Vienna  •  16h 33m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Ferrara Nj

68€ - 118€

Drive  •  9h 2m

  1. Drive from Prague to Bologna 928.1 km

110€ - 170€

Fly to Bologna, train, line 312 bus, line 622 bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bologna (BLQ) PRG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
  3. Take the line 312 bus from Stazione to Copparo Autostazione [001]
  4. Take the line 622 bus from Copparo Autostazione [001] to Jolanda Bonaglia Terza Traversa

43€ - 295€

Fly to Venice, train  •  9h 58m

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

67€ - 338€

Fly to Florence, train  •  8h 49m

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

50€ - 246€

Fly to Verona, train  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Verona (VRN) PRG - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara

51€ - 245€

Fly to Venice Treviso, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Venice Treviso (TSF) PRG - TSF
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara

39€ - 229€

Czech Republic → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Czech Republic

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Czech Republic

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bologna is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bologna is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bologna is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Yes, entry into Czech Republic from Italy is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bologna is to bus which costs 950 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 17h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bologna is to fly and train and line 312 bus and line 622 bus which costs 1 100 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 7h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Jolanda Bonaglia Terza Traversa via Padova, Stazione and Copparo Autostazione [001]. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 34m.

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The distance between Prague and Bologna is 605 km. The road distance is 928.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 14h 38m and costs 4 800 Kč - 8 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 14h 38m to get from Prague to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Bologna is to train which takes 14h 38m and costs 4 800 Kč - 8 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 950 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 17h 34m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 605.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 38m

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

You can take a train from Prague to Bologna via Vienna, Hbf, Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre, and Rovigo in around 14h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Bologna via Padova, Ferrara, Stazione, and Copparo Autostazione [001] in around 17h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 230€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 250€
Flights from Prague to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 260€
Flights from Prague to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Flights from Prague to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Flights from Prague to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 300€
Flights from Prague to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Prague to Verona via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 330€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
12€ - 85€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Prague to Verona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Prague to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 130€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Prague to Verona via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Prague to Verona via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 260€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Flights from Prague to Verona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 310€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 1200€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
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 Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Rovigo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 11€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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 Venezia Mestre to Rovigo
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 13€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
29€ - 45€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base Standard
20€ - 28€
Base Premium
26€ - 40€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 16€
Base Standard
26€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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 Venezia Mestre to Rovigo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
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 Mestre to Rovigo
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
13€ - 19€
Smart Low Cost
11€ - 16€
Smart Flex
24€ - 35€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
12€ - 18€
Smart Low Cost
10€ - 15€
Smart Flex
22€ - 35€
Train from Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 21€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 18€
Smart Flex
27€ - 40€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 21€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
25€ - 31€
Business
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bruck/Mur to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Wien Hbf to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Nightjet
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
RegioJet
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Padova to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it
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 Prague to Trieste
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Trieste to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TPER spa
Phone
051.350111
Website
tper.it
Bus from Stazione to Copparo Autostazione [001]
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
2€ - 3€
1st Class
2€ - 4€
Bus from Copparo Autostazione [001] to Jolanda Bonaglia Terza Traversa
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
1€ - 3€
1st Class
2€ - 4€

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