There are 5 ways to get from Bologna to Pistoia by train, bus or car

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Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Prato Centrale Ic / ...

$7 - $28

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Pistoia Reg / ...

$18 - $31

Train, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from P. Alinari to P.Za Dante 51Pqf / ...

$20 - $28

Line 13 bus, train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 13 bus from Ugo Bassi to Rastignano Stazione 13
  2. Take the train from Rastignano to Prato C.Le (Fi) Prato - Bologna

$8 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Pistoia 72.4 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Pistoia is to line 13 bus and train which costs 6€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Pistoia is to train which costs 6€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Pistoia. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Pistoia via Prato Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Pistoia is 71 km. The road distance is 115.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Pistoia without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 6€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Bologna to Pistoia, including transfers.

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Bologna to Pistoia train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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Bologna to Pistoia train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Prato Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Pistoia is 116 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Bologna to Pistoia.

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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Bologna to Pistoia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 42 min. Trenitalia also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Prato C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Pistoia
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Rastignano to Prato C.Le
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
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
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Blubus
Website
blubus.it
Bus from P. Alinari to P.Za Dante
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
blubus.it
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna

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