How to Get to Prato
Monash University Prato Centre, housed in Palazzo Vaj - in the centre of the old town of Prato. Only two minutes from the city's cathedral and walking distance from both train stations (Prato Porta Al Serraglio and Prato Centrale).
- To view more about Pratos Train connections, please click here!
Prato is well connected by train to;
- Florence (30 mins)
- Bologna (1 hour)
- Pisa (1 ½ hours)
- Lucca (1 hour)
- Rome (2 hours)
- Venice and Milan (3 hours)
Please use the following link to view train routes and times - http://www.trenitalia.com/
- Need to know how to get to Prato, from Florence?
Florence airport (Peretola) to Prato will take you approximately 25 minutes by car or 40 minutes by bus. Taxi and bus services both run between Florence and Prato. A taxi fare, one way will cost between 40 - 50 Euro - depending on the time of travel. Bus services are available by either CAP or Lazzi bus-company, which departs every 15 minutes, located just outside the airport area (located on the main street). You can either purchase your ticket from a newsagency (Tavacchi) or on board the bus. The stop you will need to get off at is called, Via del Ceppo Vecchio, in front of the Lazzeriniana Library. The remaining part of the trip, is in walking distance, please use the following link to view map; http://monash.it/en/about/how-find-us
- Need to know how to get to Prato, from Bologna?
Bologna Centrale station is approximately 1 hour from Prato, the Bologna Airport is an additional 30 minute bus or taxi ride. For more information, see the Bologna Airport website.
- Need to know how to get to Prato, from Pisa?
All of the above airports have services for Italian and European connections.