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There are 6 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  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale 8926 / ...

$23 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 55m

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

$6 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Florence Santa Maria Novella
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale 8926 / ...

$30 - $43

Night train  •  2h 33m

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

$12 - $27

Rideshare  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the rideshare from Pisa to Bologna 115.3 miles

$13

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Pisa to Bologna 114.9 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Bologna is to bus which costs 5€ - 12€ and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Bologna is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 1h 50m.

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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 four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Pisa Centrale and arriving at Bologna C.Le. This train operates Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 33m.

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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 2h 2m and costs 20€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m 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 2h 2m and costs 20€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 12€ and takes 2h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

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

You can take a train from Pisa to Bologna via Firenze Smn and Firenze Santa Maria Novella in around 2h 2m. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Pisa to Bologna twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 55m. 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
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Night train from Pisa Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $27
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Pisa Centrale to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Pisa Airport to Florence Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Autostradale
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Baltour
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Pisa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Website
Marino Autolinee
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 ItaloTreno, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Bologna is 184 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Pisa to Bologna.

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

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