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There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Rome  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rome (FCO) PRG - FCO

90€ - 275€

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Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) PRG - CIA

38€ - 250€

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Train  •  16h 52m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi 358 / ...
  2. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf 352 / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale Ecb
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

91€ - 193€

Bus  •  20h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni RegioJet

40€ - 60€

Train, night train  •  18h 49m

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

95€ - 155€

Drive  •  11h 54m

  1. Drive from Prague to Rome 1298.2 km

160€ - 240€

Prague to Rome by train

The train journey time between Prague and Rome is around 24h 56m and covers a distance of around 1329 km. The fastest train normally takes 23h 6m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Prague to Rome train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Rome train schedules

Czech Republic → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of 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, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Cyprus, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, Israel and United Kingdom

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra and Monaco
  • Health declaration required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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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 metre
  • 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 Rome is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1 metre.

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: 11 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Rome is to bus which costs 1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Rome is to fly which costs 950 Kč - 6 500 Kč and takes 4h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Rome, Largo Mazzoni. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 20h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Rome. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Roma Termini via Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi, Muenchen Hbf and Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 52m.

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The distance between Prague and Rome is 922 km. The road distance is 1298.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Rome without a car is to train which takes 16h 52m and costs 2 300 Kč - 5 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Prague to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Prague to Rome 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 Rome is to fly which takes 7h 5m and costs 2 300 Kč - 7 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 300 Kč - 5 000 Kč and takes 16h 52m, you could also bus, which costs 1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 20h 15m.

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  • Distance: 922.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 5m

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

Swiss, KLM and 18 other airlines fly from Prague to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Rome via Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi, Muenchen Hbf, and Bologna Centrale in around 16h 52m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 460€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 110€
Flights from Prague to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 200€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 950€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
5€ - 6€
Business
6€ - 8€
1st Class
6€ - 8€
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 25€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
14€ - 18€
Business
20€ - 25€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
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€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Prague to Rome bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rome, Largo Mazzoni station.

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Prague to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Rome is 1298 km. It takes approximately 11h 54m to drive from Prague to Rome.

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CSA, Alitalia, British Airways and nine other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Rome Airport.

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