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Bologna to Prato by train

The journey from Bologna to Prato by train is 43.92 mi and takes 1 hr 25 min. There are 65 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:30 AM and the last at 9:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Bologna to Prato by train for as little as $8.67 or as much as $44.24. The best price for this journey is $8.67.

Lowest Price$8.67
Journey Duration1 hr 25 min
Connection per Day65
Lowest Price$8.67
Highest Price$44.24
First Departure5:30 AM
Last Departure9:40 PM
Distance43.92 mi
DepartureBologna
ArrivalPrato
CarriersDB - Intercity, Regionale VeloceMore

Bologna to Prato Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Bologna to Prato?

When you're traveling from Bologna to Prato, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $21.96. You might be able to find prices as low as $8.67, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for train tickets from Bologna to Prato vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $21.96. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Bologna to Prato by train?

The journey between Bologna and Prato by train is approximately 43.92 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 25 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Bologna to Prato faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bologna and Prato will complete the journey in 0 hr 47 min. On average, it will take you about 1 hr 25 min to travel the 43.92 mi between Bologna and Prato.

When do the first and last departures from Bologna to Prato leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Bologna at 5:30 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 9:40 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bologna and Prato. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Bologna at 5:30 AM, and the last departure will leave at 9:40 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Bologna to Prato can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

When traveling from Bologna to Prato by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Bologna and Prato. You can start your journey in Bologna at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Prato. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Bologna to Prato.

How many times a day do departures from Bologna leave for Prato?

If you want to get from Bologna to Prato, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 65 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 17 direct journeys between Bologna and Prato. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 48 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bologna to Prato. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Prato
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bologna to Prato.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bologna to Prato, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bologna to Prato.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Prato by train

When travelling to Prato by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Bologna to Prato

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - Intercity when traveling from Bologna to Prato.

Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity, Autobus and Frecciarossa from Bologna to Prato
Compare services on board when travelling from Bologna to Prato by train.
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Bologna to Prato CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.95kg
Bus
5.3kg
Flight
14.14kg
Car
11.31kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bologna to Prato by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bologna and Prato are 4.95kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bologna and Prato? By taking the train between Bologna and Prato you will save 9.19kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.35kg compared to a bus and 6.36kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bologna to Prato?
A train ticket from Bologna to Prato is $21.96. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $8.67.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bologna to Prato?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bologna to Prato is $8.67. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bologna and Prato by train?
Bologna to Prato is 43.92 mi.
How long does the train between Bologna and Prato take?
Bologna to Prato is on average 1 hr 25 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 47 min.
Which companies operate from Bologna to Prato?
The train journey from Bologna to Prato is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Intercity, Regionale Veloce, Autobus and Frecciarossa.
How many train connections per day go from Bologna to Prato?
Bologna to Prato has 65 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bologna to Prato leave?
The earliest train from Bologna to Prato departs at 5:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bologna to Prato depart?
The latest train from Bologna to Prato departs at 9:40 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bologna to Prato in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $8.67 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Bologna to Prato?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Bologna to go to Prato. You can go from Bologna Piazza Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Bologna Airport, Bologna Centrale and Casalecchio di Reno Stazione Casalecchio Garibaldi and you can arrive at Prato Piazzale Del Museo and Stazione Prato Centrale.
How many direct connections depart from Bologna to Prato?
There are on average 17 direct connection(s) from Bologna to go to Prato.
What's the fastest journey time between Bologna to Prato by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bologna and Prato is 0 hr 47 min.
Is there a direct train from Bologna to Prato?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bologna and Prato.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bologna to Prato by train?
The train journey from Bologna to Prato creates 4.95kg of CO2 emissions.

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