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There are 8 ways to get from Trieste to Prato by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train via Firenze S.M.N.  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Trieste to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 8202-09 / ...

€25 - €72

Cheapest option

Train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Prato Centrale Ic

€23 - €35

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Train via Venice  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

€29 - €127

Bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Florence

€61 - €84

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Prato 393.7 km

€45 - €75

Fly Trieste to Florence  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Florence (FLR) TRS - FLR

€78 - €325

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Florence  •  6h 49m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Florence (FLR) VCE - FLR

€90 - €458

Fly Trieste to Bologna, train  •  7h 20m

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

€38 - €230

Trieste to Prato by train

The train journey time between Trieste and Prato is around 4h 54m and covers a distance of around 404 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 52m. Operated by ItaloTreno and Trenitalia, the Trieste to Prato train service departs from Trieste and arrives in Prato Porta Serragl.. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 54m
Fastest train time:
4h 52m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:10
Last train departs at:
08:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trieste to Prato train schedules

Trieste → Prato
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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Prato is to train which costs €23 - €35 and takes 5h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Trieste to Prato is to drive which takes 3h 43m and costs €45 - €75.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Prato. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Ceppo Vecchio via Stazione Scalette and Piazza Puccini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Prato Centrale. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 24m.

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The distance between Trieste and Prato is 289 km. The road distance is 393.7 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Prato without a car is to train via Firenze S.M.N. which takes 5h 1m and costs €25 - €75.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Trieste to Prato, including transfers.

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Trieste to Prato bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Trieste station.

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Trieste to Prato train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Trieste station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Prato is to train via Firenze S.M.N. which takes 5h 1m and costs €25 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €85 and takes 6h 55m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €330 and takes 5h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Prato.
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  • Distance: 288.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Prato, Italy?

ItaloTreno operates a train from Trieste to Firenze Santa Maria Novella once daily. Tickets cost €24 - €70 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Alternatively, Florentia Bus operates a bus from Trieste to Florence once daily. Tickets cost €60 - €85 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €1600
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €2600
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €1400
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €1400
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €1300
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€22 - €120
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €130
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€27 - €140
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €4200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €1400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Train operators
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 Trieste to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€26 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€24 - €35
Smart Flex
€50 - €70
Train from Trieste to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
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 Trieste Centrale to Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Trieste to Prato bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Florence station.

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Trieste to Prato train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Prato is 394 km. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Trieste to Prato.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Alitalia offer flights from Trieste Airport to Florence Airport.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs €2 - €35.

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