There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Pistoia by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pistoia Firenze - Pistoia - Lucca - Viareggio / ...

$2 - $7

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Rideshare  •  51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Pistoia 24.7 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Porte Nuove, 10 to P.Za Dante 51Pqf / ...

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Florence to Pistoia 22.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Pistoia 22.8 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porte Nuove, 10 and arriving at P.Za Dante. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze Smn and arriving at Pistoia. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Florence and Pistoia is 31 km. The road distance is 36.4 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Pistoia without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs .

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The train from Firenze Smn to Pistoia takes 51 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Florence to Pistoia bus services, operated by Blubus, depart from Porte Nuove, 10 station.

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Florence to Pistoia train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Firenze Smn station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Pistoia is to train which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Florence to Pistoia bus services, operated by Blubus, arrive at P.Za Dante station.

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Florence to Pistoia train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Pistoia station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Pistoia.
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  • Distance: 19.3 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Florence to Pistoia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, Blubus operates a bus from Florence to Pistoia hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Trenitalia also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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 Firenze Smn to Pistoia
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $7
Bus operators
Blubus
Website
blubus.it
Bus from Porte Nuove, 10 to P.Za Dante
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
blubus.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
Bus from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Pistoia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Pistoia
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Florence to Pistoia
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taxi4390
Phone
+39 055 4390
Website
4390.it
So.Co.Ta.
Phone
+39 055 4242
Website
4242.it
Noleggio Mercedes Classe S
Phone
+39 338 777 5004
Website
noleggioautogab.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Pistoia is 36 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Florence to Pistoia.

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

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