How to travel from Florence to Prato

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from Florence to Prato

You can get from Florence to Prato by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Florence to Prato on Jun 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:01AMFlorence Rifredi0h15 10:16AMPrato Centrale
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10:01AMFlorence Rifredi0h15 10:16AMPrato Centrale
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10:40AMFlorence Rifredi0h18 10:58AMPrato Centrale
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08:38PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella0h19 08:57PMPrato Centrale
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08:09AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella0h19 08:28AMPrato Centrale
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Travel Information between Florence and Prato

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRegionale or Regionale

Travel 11 miles (18 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Florence to Prato. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Regionale or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Florence to Prato.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel to Prato from Florence. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Florence to Prato is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Prato:

A flight is generally $3 (€3) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $3 (€3) from Florence to Prato.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Prato, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $3 (€3) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $3 (€3) from Florence to Prato.

The quickest way to travel from Florence to Prato is by train, which takes on average 14 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 15 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 11 miles (18 km) between Florence and Prato.

The average frequency per day from Florence to Prato is:

  • Around 79 buses per day.
  • 46 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Florence to Prato as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Florence to Prato:

  • Buses from Florence to Prato most often leave from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Prato, Stazione Prato Centrale.
  • Trains mostly leave from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and tend to arrive in Prato Centrale.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Prato, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Regionale to go to Prato by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Florence to Prato tickets on Omio for $3 (€3).
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Prato by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Florence to Prato tickets on Omio for $3 (€3).

Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Prato with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Prato with Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Regionale with 78 direct buses per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Prato with Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte with 40 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Prato tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Omio customers who travel from Florence to Prato often also extend their vacation to go to Bologna, Milan or Rome. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prato and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Florence to Prato, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Florence to Prato online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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