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There are 6 ways to get from Pistoia to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Pistoia to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini Fr / ...

€19 - €81

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Pistoia to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 503 / ...

€14 - €21

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Bus, train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from P. L. Da Vinci - to Viale Fratelli Rosselli 51Pqf / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini 9935

€22 - €59

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Pistoia to Rome 309.8 km

€35 - €60

Train to Florence, fly  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Pistoia to Firenze Rifredi
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO

€71 - €274

Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Pistoia to Lucca
  2. Take the train from Lucca to Pisa Centrale
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

€41 - €239

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The most affordable way to get from Pistoia to Rome is to bus, which costs €14 - €21 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Pistoia to Rome is to train which costs €18 - €85 and takes 2h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pistoia and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pistoia to Rome. However, there are services departing from Pistoia and arriving at Roma Termini via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Pistoia and Rome is 260 km. The road distance is 309.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pistoia to Rome without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs €18 - €85.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Pistoia to Rome, including transfers.

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Pistoia to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pistoia station.

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Pistoia to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Pistoia station.

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The best way to get from Pistoia to Rome is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs €18 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €21 and takes 4h.

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Map of how to get from Pistoia to Rome.
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  • Distance: 259.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 29m

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

You can take a train from Pistoia to Rome via Firenze S.M.N. in around 2h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Pistoia to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €16 - €21 and the journey takes 4h. Baltour also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €190
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 Pistoia to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Pistoia to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Train from Pistoia to Lucca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
Train from Lucca to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €5
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi
Phone
800 570530
Email
segreteria@capautolinee.it
Website
capautolinee.it
Bus from P. L. Da Vinci - to Leopolda Michelucci
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pistoia to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PISTOIA - Stazione FS to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
Baltour

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Pistoia to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Pistoia to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pistoia to Rome is 310 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Pistoia to Rome.

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