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There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Pisa by train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...

21€ - 85€

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Rideshare  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Pisa 355.3 km

15€ - 35€

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Train via Florence  •  2h 49m

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

22€ - 83€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Florence - Villa Constanza
  2. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Pisa Reggio Calabria

17€ - 25€

Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio Baltour

16€ - 22€

Night train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Tiburtina to Pisa Centrale Ini

35€ - 50€

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Rome to Pisa 353.6 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Pisa  •  2h 27m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pisa (PSA) FCO - PSA

54€ - 294€

Fly to Florence, train  •  4h

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

80€ - 342€

Rome to Pisa by train

The train journey time between Rome and Pisa is around 3h 36m and covers a distance of around 336 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 56m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia and Trenitalia Intercity, the Rome to Pisa train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Pisa Centrale. Typically 84 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Pisa is to bus which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Pisa is to train which costs 21€ - 85€ and takes 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina and arriving at PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Pisa Centrale. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Rome and Pisa is 264 km. The road distance is 353.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Pisa without a car is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs 21€ - 85€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Rome to Pisa bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Pisa train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Pisa is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs 21€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 5h, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 300€ and takes 2h 27m.

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  • Distance: 263.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale twice daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 85€ and the journey takes 2h 25m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio twice daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 22€ and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
26€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
60€ - 85€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
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 Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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 Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
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 Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Tiburtina to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Florence - Villa Constanza
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Baltour
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Pisa is 354 km. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Rome to Pisa.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Pisa Airport.

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Book your Rome to Pisa train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 567+ hotels available in Pisa. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 14€.

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