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There are 9 ways to get from Lugano to Pisa by train, bus, car or plane

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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...

$57 - $109

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Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Pisa Centrale Icn / ...

$44 - $90

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Bus Domo Reisen  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano - P&R Fornaci to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Pisa

$66 - $82

Bus Autostradale  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiasso to Viareggio 45

$53 - $81

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Pisa 230.3 miles

$55 - $80

Fly Milan Malpensa to Pisa  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Pisa (PSA) MXP - PSA

$174 - $341

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Pisa  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Pisa (PSA) LIN - PSA

$143 - $326

Fly Milan Malpensa to Florence, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Florence (FLR) MXP - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le

$141 - $357

Fly Lugano to Florence, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Florence (FLR) LUG - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le

$107 - $483

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Pisa is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Pisa is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Pisa. However, there are services departing from Lugano - P&R Fornaci and arriving at Pisa via Genova - Doria Metro Principe and Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Pisa. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Pisa C.Le via Milano Centrale and Firenze Smn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Pisa is 280 km. The road distance is 368.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Pisa without a car is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Lugano to Pisa, including transfers.

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Lugano to Pisa bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Lugano - P&R Fornaci station.

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Lugano to Pisa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Pisa is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 85 and takes 6 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 340 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Pisa.
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  • Distance: 175 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Pisa, Italy?

You can take a train from Lugano to Pisa via Milano Centrale, Firenze S.Maria Novella, and Firenze Smn in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lugano to Pisa via Genova - Stazione Marittima, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, and Genova in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Bari, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Reggio Calabria, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Pisa via Tirana
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 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
Train from Milano C.Le to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
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 Milano Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lugano - P&R Fornaci to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Chiasso to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Lugano to Pisa bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Pisa station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Pisa is 369 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Lugano to Pisa.

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Ernest, Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 2637+ hotels available in Pisa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 5 min and costs SFr 24 - SFr 35.

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