There are 5 ways to get from Bologna to Pisa by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$13 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio Baltour / ...

$6 - $14

3 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Bologna C.Le to Pisa Centrale En / ...

$12 - $27

Rideshare  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Pisa 107.3 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Pisa 111.7 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs and arriving at PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Pisa Centrale. This train operates Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Pisa is 115 km. The road distance is 178.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Pisa without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Bologna to Pisa, including transfers.

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Bologna to Pisa bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs station.

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Bologna to Pisa train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Pisa is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Bologna to Pisa bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio station.

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Bologna to Pisa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Pisa C.Le station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Pisa.
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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Pisa, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna to Pisa via Firenze S.Maria Novella and Firenze Smn in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Bologna to Pisa twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Night train from Bologna C.Le to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $27
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale Station to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to Pisa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna *Int_PISA* to Pisa
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Pisa is 179 km. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Bologna to Pisa.

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There are 2634+ hotels available in Pisa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bologna and Pisa. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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