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Cheap bus tickets and times from Pisa to Bologna

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Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m


3 h 46 m

Buses per day



115 km

Cheap bus tickets from Pisa to Bologna start from $15 with an average ticket price of $18.

The fastest bus from Pisa to Bologna takes 3h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 46m and covers a distance of 115 km.

22 buses leave Pisa for Bologna every day with 2 travelling directly.

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Pisa Centrale
01:15PMBologna Centrale
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Pisa Centrale
01:50PMBologna Centrale
2 transfers
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Pisa Centrale
10:50PMBologna Centrale
2 transfers
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Pisa Centrale
05:50PMBologna Centrale
2 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Pisa to Bologna

distanceDistance71 miles (114 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesMarino Autolinee, Regionale, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Pisa to Bologna cover the 71 miles (114 km) long journey taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like Marino Autolinee, Regionale, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Pisa, Aeroporto internazionale “Galileo Galilei” (P6) and arrive in Bologna, Stazione Centrale.

Bus providers: Marino Autolinee, Regionale and FlixBus from Pisa to Bologna

Find the best buses from Pisa to Bologna with Omio's travel partners Marino Autolinee, Regionale and FlixBus from $6 (€5). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Regionale is the regional train service of national carrier Trenitalia connecting all of Italy. It is the most convinient way to travel to both big cities and the smallest villages all over the Italian country. The regional trains have different names depending on the region they serve, such as Treno Regionale Veloce (TRV) and Treno Regionale Lento (TRL). Treno Rock and Treno pop are the two new trains part of Trenitalia regionale fleet. Trenitalia Regionale offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets (economy and standard), return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and power sockets. The most popular routes for Regionale are between Rome and Milan, Naples and Florence, and Turin and Venice.

Bus information from Pisa to Bologna with Regionale:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 34 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17

Regionale classes from Pisa to Bologna

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Pisa to Bologna with Regionale


2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Non extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • No dedicated on-board catering service
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Buses from Pisa to Bologna

The journey from Pisa to Bologna by bus will take about 3h 30min. While there are some routes that involve a combination of train and bus connections, there is a single departure per day that relies entirely on bus transport. Buses from Pisa to Bologna depart from Pisa Autostazione Via Pietrasantina and arrive at Bologna Autostazione. This is a direct route offered by MarinoBus.


How long is the journey by bus from Pisa to Bologna?

Buses from Pisa to Bologna will take about 3h 30min to reach their destination. This is a direct route, so there are no changes. The journey covers approximately 104 miles (167 km) in total. The total duration of the trip can increase depending on the traffic between Pisa and Bologna, though you will typically experience a majority of traffic issues in the metropolitan areas surrounding these two cities. If you are traveling on a weekend, you will generally experience less traffic since you avoid any rush hour traffic that can occur during the weekdays. Buses may take stops for rest breaks that typically last around 15min.


How many buses are there from Pisa to Bologna?

There is one bus traveling from Pisa to Bologna per day, with seven total departures per week including weekends. The bus departs from Autostazione Via Pietrasantina in Pisa at 8:00 p.m. each evening and generally arrives in Bologna at 11:30 p.m. There are other routes that involve a train connection, and require departure from the train stations in Pisa instead of Pisa Autostazione Via Pietrasantina. Travelers can use Omio to determine which of these options is the best fit for their travel preferences, though bus travel and train travel are generally similarly priced.


What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Pisa to Bologna?

Departure bus station: Buses from Pisa to Bologna depart from Autostazione Via Pietrasantina in Pisa. The station is just over 1 mile (1.7 km) from the Pisa city centre, which is Piazza Giordano da Rivalto. You can take a taxi or a city bus from the city centre to the station, as there is a stop directly outside the station. You can also make this walk in about 15min. Pietrasantina Autostazione is located on Largo dei Carabinieri, a circular street with a variety of facilities attached. These facilities include a cafe, parking for travelers, restrooms, shops, restaurants, and gas stations. The station recommends you arrive 10-30min in advance of your departure time. If you are traveling by car to the bus station, there is a free parking lot named Parcheggio Via Pietrasantina adjacent to the station where you can keep your vehicle during the time of your journey. Travelers with disabilities can receive assistance at the station for boarding and other support by calling MarinoBus in advance to ensure support throughout their journey.

Arrival bus station: The arrival station for buses from Pisa to Bologna is Bologna Autostazione. The station is about 1 mile (1.7 km) from the city centre, known as Bologna Center Town. You can catch a city bus or taxi from directly outside the station, or make the walk in about 15min. The station offers a bar, cafeteria, ticketing and information counters, travel agency, barber shop, clothing store, restrooms, phone booths, and waiting room. Travelers with disabilities can coordinate services in advance by calling MarinoBus. If you choose to walk from Bologna Autostazione, the station is attached to Parco della Montagnola, a park built in the 19th century that surrounds a 14th century castle and is an excellent place to relax and decompress after your travels. There are also restaurants and cafes surrounding the area.


Which bus companies travel from Pisa to Bologna?

The company operating buses from Pisa to Bologna is MarinoBus. This company is about 60 years old and provides over 200 destinations with more than 6,000 connections. MarinoBus has over 3,000 affiliated ticket offices throughout Italy, and offers a comfortable and affordable travel across the country.


MarinoBus Pisa to Bologna

MarinoBus operates a fleet of more than 170 buses, continuously serviced to ensure maximum efficiency, reliability, and comfort. The buses rotate through each route, so travelers from Pisa to Bologna can expect to be riding one of the top bus models available. The TDX27 Astromega seats 66 passengers on a double deck. The Setra 431 seats 70 passengers on a double deck. The Mercedes T. seats 46 passengers on a single deck. The Setra 517 seats 56 passengers on a single deck. The TX18 Altano seats 56 passengers on a single deck. The Setra 417 seats 56 passengers on a single deck. All of these models operate between Pisa and Bologna. Each of these buses is outfitted with free Wi-Fi routers.


Pisa to Bologna Bus: Services on Board

MarinoBus provides air conditioning, Wi-Fi, restrooms, televisions, 220 V electrical sockets, USB ports, and hi-fi stereos built into the bus. The seats are either leather or hypoallergenic material, and offer reclining ability and footrests to passengers for optimal comfort. There is also a minibar on the bus for drinks or snacks. Each passenger is guaranteed one carry-on piece of luggage with a maximum size of 16x14x6 inches (40x35x15 cm) to ensure it can fit in the overhead compartments. Each passenger is also guaranteed two pieces of luggage stored in the luggage compartment under the bus, with a maximum size of 55x55x55 inches (140x140x140 cm) and maximum weight of 27 pounds (12kgs). Passengers can bring a disassembled bicycle in a bag, which counts as one of their two pieces of guaranteed luggage. There is also a supplemental fee for the bicycle that is paid on board the bus. Small pets that weigh under 22 pounds (10kgs) and kept in a carrier under 12x12x16 inches (30x30x40 cm) are allowed on board, and must be kept on the floor next to the passenger’s seat. These small pets will need a ticket discounted at 40% rate. Services for disabled travelers can be provided by contacting MarinoBus in advance of your travel. Smoking or drinking alcohol is not permitted on board MarinoBus buses.


FAQs: Bus from Pisa to Bologna

FAQs: Take the bus from Pisa to Bologna with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Pisa to Bologna.
Cheap bus tickets from Pisa to Bologna can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Pisa to Bologna is $20 (€17); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Pisa to Bologna is 3 h   to travel the 71 mile (114 km) long route, with around there are 5 buses per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Pisa to Bologna leaves at 5: 54 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Pisa to Bologna leaves at 10: 30 PM.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day from Pisa to Bologna with Marino Autolinee or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Pisa to Bologna bus with Marino Autolinee, Regionale, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route to Bologna from Pisa as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Pisa, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Pisa, Aeroporto internazionale “Galileo Galilei” (P6), Pisa, Staz. FS and Pisa, Via delle Fiamme Gialle (Park Pietrasantina). When arriving in Bologna, you can end your route in bus stations like Bologna, Stazione Centrale, Bologna, Aeroporto di Bologna and Bologna, Autostazione (Piazza XX Settembre).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Pisa, Aeroporto internazionale “Galileo Galilei” (P6), which is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Bologna, Stazione Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Bologna from Pisa is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Pisa to Bologna is June.
You have options as you can travel to Bologna from Pisa 2 different ways: bus or train.

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