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There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Florence by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Florence  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Florence (FLR) PRG - FLR

$83 - $265

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the night train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf. to Firenze S.Maria Novella En

$45 - $100

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bologna (BLQ) PRG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$94 - $267

Train  •  13h 40m

  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
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$120 - $197

Bus FlixBus  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Florence, Florence N538

$64 - $103

Bus Tour Bus  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Firenze 2 / ...

$80 - $110

Drive  •  9h 43m

  1. Drive from Prague to Florence 645.4 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Florence is to night train and train which costs 1 000 Kč - 2 200 Kč and takes 17h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Florence is to fly which costs 1 800 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 4h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague - Florenc Station station and arriving at Firenze. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 18h.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Florence. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via München Hackerbrücke, München Ost and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 40m.

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The distance between Prague and Florence is 742 km. The road distance is 1032.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Florence without a car is to train which takes 13h 40m and costs 2 700 Kč - 4 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Prague to Florence, including transfers.

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Prague to Florence bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Prague - Florenc Station.

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Prague to Florence 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 Florence is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs 1 800 Kč - 6 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 700 Kč - 4 500 Kč and takes 13h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 400 Kč and takes 15h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Florence.
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  • Distance: 463.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Prague to Florence 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Florence via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), München Hackerbrücke, München Ost, Bologna Centrale, and Bologna C.Le in around 13h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Prague to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
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
4h 40m
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
6h 23m
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
8h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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 Salzburg Hbf. to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$80 - $100
Bus operators
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 ÚAN Florenc to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Firenze
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Firenze Autostazione
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Prague to Florence bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Firenze station.

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Prague to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Florence is 1033 km. It takes approximately 9h 43m to drive from Prague to Florence.

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Vueling Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Prague Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 6130+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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