How to travel from Florence to Pisa

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from Florence to Pisa

You can get from Florence to Pisa by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Florence to Pisa on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Florence and Pisa

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€8) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€9) • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee or Regionale

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Florence to Pisa. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Marino Autolinee or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Florence to Pisa.

How to Travel from Florence to Pisa

Traveling from Florence to Pisa is convenient by train or bus for travelers in Italy. Travelers don't need to worry about flying, as the two cities are just 86 kilometers apart. Instead, high-speed express trains can get them to Pisa in under an hour. Buses don't take much longer. If needed, there are also rideshare options such as Bla Bla Car.

Trains from Florence to Pisa | Buses from Florence to Pisa | Return trips from Pisa to Florence

Florence to Pisa Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

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€6

1:10 h

2 Days Ahead

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€10

0:48 h

3 Days Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Florence to Pisa?

Cheapest way to travel from Florence to Pisa


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Taking the bus or a rideshare is the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Pisa. Terravision buses travel from Florence to Pisa once an hour every day. The earliest bus traveling from Florence to Pisa usually depart from Florence's Piazza Montelungo at 3:40 a.m. while the final bus departs at 9:00 p.m. Traveling from Florence to Pisa by bus takes approximately 1 hour to reach Pisa Airport, so travelers will need to take a further bus to reach Pisa's city center. Fortunately, this bus (the PisaMover) only takes an additional 10 minutes. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar that travel from Florence to Pisa also take approximately 1:10 h to arrive in Pisa.


Fastest way to travel from Florence to Pisa


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Pisa. Trains traveling from Florence to Pisa depart from Florence's Santa Maria Novella station and arrive at Pisa Centrale train station. All trains traveling from Florence to Pisa are operated by Trenitalia. Some of Trenitalia's Frecciabianca trains cover the short distance in just 48 minutes, while slower regional Trenitalia services can take almost 3 hours to arrive in Pisa. Over 50 trains travel from Florence to Pisa every day, with the first train departing Florence at 4:30 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from Florence to Pisa


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Florence to Pisa. Taking a train is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Pisa and isn't significantly more expensive than taking the bus. Over 50 Trenitalia trains traveling from Florence to Pisa every day. Up to 4 trains depart per hour during peak hours.


How to get from Florence to Pisa

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Florence to Pisa, 81,02% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Florence to Pisa and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Pisa

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Pisa: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Pisa is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€8) compared to other travel options to Pisa:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Florence to Pisa costing on average $9 (€9).

The fastest way to get to Pisa from Florence is by train with an average travel time of 51 min.

Other travel options to Pisa can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Pisa by bus can take on average 1 h.

The distance is approximately 42 miles (68 km) from Florence to Pisa.

The average frequency per day from Florence to Pisa is:

  • 13 buses per day.
  • Around 43 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Florence to Pisa as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Florence to Pisa:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Pisa, Via delle Fiamme Gialle (Park Pietrasantina).
  • Most travelers board their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Pisa Centrale.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Pisa:

  • You can travel by bus between Florence and Pisa with Marino Autolinee, and you can find Marino Autolinee Florence to Pisa tickets for $8 (€8) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Florence to Pisa by train with Regionale. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $9 (€9) with Regionale from Florence to Pisa.

Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Pisa with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Pisa with Marino Autolinee, Infobus, BlaBlaCar or Regionale with 8 direct buses per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Pisa with Frecciargento or Regionale with 42 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Pisa tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Pisa often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Venice. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Pisa itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Pisa and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Florence to Pisa, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $8 (€8) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $9 (€9) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Florence to Pisa tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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