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

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Train  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

110€ - 185€

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Bus  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus RegioJet

26€ - 36€

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Train, night train  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf 331 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Nj

58€ - 82€

Drive  •  8h 19m

  1. Drive from Prague to Venice 815.2 km

100€ - 150€

Fly to Venice  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Venice (VCE) PRG - VCE

54€ - 282€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bologna (BLQ) PRG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

44€ - 352€

Shuttle, bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Ljubljana Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma Ljubljana - Venice Morning / ...

95€ - 167€

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

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

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1 metre.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Venice is to bus which costs 650 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 12h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Venice is to fly and train which takes 6h 35m and costs 1 100 Kč - 9 500 Kč.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Venice. However, there are services departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Venezia via Stazione MESTRE FS C3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Venice. However, there are services departing from Prague, hl.n. and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 41m.

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The distance between Prague and Venice is 540 km. The road distance is 815.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Venice without a car is to train which takes 12h 41m and costs 2 800 Kč - 4 800 Kč.

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It takes approximately 12h 41m to get from Prague to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Prague to Venice train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Venice is to train which takes 12h 41m and costs 2 800 Kč - 4 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 12h 51m, you could also fly, which costs 1 300 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 6h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Venice.
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  • Distance: 540.1 km
  • Duration: 12h 41m

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

You can take a train from Prague to Venice via Vienna, Hbf and Wien Hbf in around 12h 41m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus twice a week. Tickets cost 26€ - 40€ and the journey takes 12h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Flights from Prague to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
11€ - 100€
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Business
18€ - 22€
1st Class
19€ - 22€
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 Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
RegioJet
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€
Website
TripstAir

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Prague to Venice bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Venice Mestre, St. di autobus station.

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Prague to Venice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Venice is 815 km. It takes approximately 8h 19m to drive from Prague to Venice.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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