There are 5 ways to get from Pisa to Bologna 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  •  1 h 45 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 / ...

$22 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs Baltour

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 32 min

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

$12 - $27

Rideshare  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pisa to Bologna 115.3 miles

$13

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Pisa to Bologna 114.9 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Bologna is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Bologna is to train which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio and arriving at Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Pisa Centrale and arriving at Bologna C.Le. This train operates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Pisa and Bologna is 115 km. The road distance is 183.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 18€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Pisa to Bologna, including transfers.

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Pisa to Bologna bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio station.

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

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The best way to get from Pisa to Bologna is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 18€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Pisa to Bologna bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs station.

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

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Pisa to Bologna via Firenze Smn and Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Pisa to Bologna twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $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
$23 - $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
$16 - $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 - $26
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
$16 - $21
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
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
$10 - $15
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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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