There are 6 ways to get from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station 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 via Pisa C.Le  •  2 h 12 min

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

$13 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pisa to Bologna *Int_PISA* Marinobus / ...

$8 - $17

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$13 - $39

Night train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$13 - $29

Rideshare  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pisa to Bologna 115.3 miles

$13

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station 106.6 miles

$25 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pisa and arriving at Bologna *Int_PISA*. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station. However, there are services departing from Pisa C.Le and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Firenze S.Maria Novella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Leaning Tower of Pisa and Bologna Centrale Station is 115 km. The road distance is 170.5 km.

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The best way to get from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station, including transfers.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Pisa station.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Pisa C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 58 min.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Bologna *Int_PISA* station.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Map of how to get from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station.
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  • Distance: 72 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

What companies run services between Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy and Bologna Centrale Station, Italy?

You can take a train from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station via Pisa C.Le, Firenze Smn, and Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Pisa S.Rossore to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Night train from Pisa Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $27
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Pisa Centrale to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Pisa to Bologna *Int_PISA*
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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 Pisa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Pisa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station is 171 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Leaning Tower of Pisa to Bologna Centrale Station.

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

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