Prague to Bologna by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 31m
  • Distance
    663 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    24hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Prague to Bologna by train

Fast trains from Prague to Bologna take around 12 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 663 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Prague and Bologna.

1. Are there direct trains from Prague to Bologna?

Journeys between Prague and Bologna usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Prague to Bologna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Prague to Bologna?

The Prague to Bologna train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Prague to Bologna train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bologna is usually scheduled to depart Prague around 05:33 and the last train is around 18:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Prague around 05:33, and the last at 18:50.

When to book Prague to Bologna train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Prague to Bologna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Prague and Bologna?

More than one train company operates on the route from Prague to Bologna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alex
  • Czech part: České dráhy EC #354, German part: Länderbahn ALX
  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Express-Zug
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Italo
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.