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

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Fly to Florence  •  4h 27m

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

63€ - 273€

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Bus  •  17h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza RegioJet

37€ - 52€

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  5h 21m

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

63€ - 272€

Train  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf 352 / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze S.M.N. Fa / ...

75€ - 157€

Train, night train  •  16h 41m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf 352 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj

84€ - 117€

Night bus, train  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Prague, Florenc to Bologna 705
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 9915 / ...

59€ - 106€

Drive  •  9h 39m

  1. Drive from Prague to Florence 1033.3 km

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Florence is to bus which costs 950 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 17h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Florence is to fly which costs 1 600 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Florence. However, there are services departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Florence, Florence via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Florence. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Muenchen Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 32m.

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The distance between Prague and Florence is 742 km. The road distance is 1033.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Florence without a car is to train which takes 14h 32m and costs 1 900 Kč - 4 100 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Prague to Florence, including transfers.

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

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Prague to Florence train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Florence is to fly which takes 4h 27m and costs 1 600 Kč - 7 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 900 Kč - 4 100 Kč and takes 14h 32m, you could also bus, which costs 950 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 17h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Florence.
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  • Distance: 741.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

Vueling Airlines, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Prague to Florence 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Florence via Muenchen Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova in around 14h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Flights from Prague to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 270€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
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
Every 30 minutes
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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
19€ - 23€
Business
26€ - 32€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
16€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
RegioJet
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
Night bus from Prague, Florenc to Bologna
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Prague to Florence bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Florence is 1033 km. It takes approximately 9h 39m to drive from Prague to Florence.

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Vueling Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 4457+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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