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

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Train  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille St Charles Ter
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...

57€ - 140€

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Bus  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier Gare Routière to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria 523
  2. Take the bus from Genoa Piazza della Vittoria to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio Turin

40€ - 55€

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Train via Nice  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille St Charles Ter
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale Ic

63€ - 145€

Bus via Marseille  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 718 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Genova
  3. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Pisa 689.3 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Montpellier to Pisa  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Pisa (PSA) MPL - PSA

87€ - 212€

Fly Montpellier to Florence, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Florence (FLR) MPL - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale

79€ - 156€

Train to Marseille, fly to Pisa  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Pisa (PSA) MRS - PSA

53€ - 187€

Train to Girona, fly to Pisa  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Pisa (PSA) GRO - PSA

59€ - 186€

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Pisa is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Pisa is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Pisa. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio via Marseille and Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Pisa. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Pisa Centrale via Marseille St Charles and Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 3m.

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The distance between Montpellier and Pisa is 525 km. The road distance is 689.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Pisa without a car is to train which takes 11h 3m and costs 55€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 11h 3m to get from Montpellier to Pisa, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Pisa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Pisa train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Pisa is to train which takes 11h 3m and costs 55€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus via Marseille, which costs and takes 12h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 220€ and takes 8h 30m.

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  • Distance: 525 km
  • Duration: 11h 3m

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Pisa, Italy?

You can take a train from Montpellier to Pisa via Marseille St Charles and Genova P.Za Principe in around 11h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montpellier to Pisa via Marseille and Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps in around 12h 5m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Fes
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Malta
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Girona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 130€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via Nantes
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Thello
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Montpellier to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Montpellier to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Montpellier Gare Routière to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Eurolines FR
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Montpellier to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Bus from Marseille to Genova
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Montpellier to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
alsa.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Baltour
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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Montpellier to Pisa train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Pisa Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Pisa is 689 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Montpellier to Pisa.

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Norwegian Air International, Volotea, Air France and easyJet offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 1927+ hotels available in Pisa. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 620 bus which takes 25 min and costs 2€.

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