How to travel from Pisa to Florence

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from Pisa to Florence

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

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

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Travel Information to Florence from Pisa

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee or Regionale

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Pisa and Florence. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Marino Autolinee or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Pisa to Florence.

Travel from Pisa to Florence: Journey Details

Pisa and Florence are two of Italy's most popular tourist destinations due to their picturesque architecture and historical sites. The good news is that they are only a short bus or train ride away from each other, and the journey will take less than an hour in most cases. Travelers in Italy can also choose shared automobile services like Bla Bla Car, which may take even less time to reach Florence. If you do take the bus, be aware that service leave from Pisa Airport, not the center of town, although it takes very little time to reach the terminal bus stop.

Return trips from Florence to Pisa are also available.

How to get from Pisa to Florence

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Pisa to Florence, 80,56% 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 Pisa to Florence 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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Buses from Pisa to Florence

Buses are an excellent way to travel from Pisa to Florence, and in many instances are faster than trains. The bus company Terravision runs regular buses from Pisa to Florence which depart from Pisa Airport and arrive at Florence's Santa Maria Novella station, which takes one hour. To get to the airport, just catch the PisaMover bus shuttle from Pisa station, which leaves every 10 minutes and takes just 8 minutes to get to the terminal doors.

Trains from Pisa to Florence

Trenitalia run fast trains from Pisa to Florence which depart from Pisa Centrale station and arrive at Santa Maria Novella, in the heart of Florence. The journey time will usually be around 1 hour 10 minutes, which is actually slightly quicker than buses when the time to reach Pisa Airport is included. Train departures are extremely frequent, with services in the middle of the night, early morning and all other times of day - so there should be a service to fit your itinerary. Getting to Pisa Centrale is simply a matter of walking if you are staying in central hotels but buses 2, 5, 12, 16 and 21 also stop outside the station.

Travel Tips: Travel from Pisa to Florence

Travel Tips: Travel to Florence easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Pisa to Florence.
FAQs

You can travel between Pisa and Florence 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Florence from Pisa is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $10 (€9) for this journey.

The fastest way from Pisa to Florence is by train with an average journey time of 52 min.

There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:

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

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

The average frequency per day from Pisa to Florence is:

  • 10 buses a day.
  • Around 66 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Pisa to Florence 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 Pisa to Florence:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Pisa to Florence depart from Pisa, Via delle Fiamme Gialle (Park Pietrasantina) to Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Pisa to Florence depart from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Pisa to Florence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Marino Autolinee can take you to Florence by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Marino Autolinee from Pisa to Florence for $9 (€8).
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Florence by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Pisa to Florence tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).

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

  • You can find 10 direct buses per day to take to Florence with Marino Autolinee, Infobus, BlaBlaCar or Regionale.
  • You can find 51 direct trains per day to Florence with Frecciargento or Regionale.

Direct services to Florence 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.

Looking to extend your trip from Pisa to Florence? Many Omio customers who go from Pisa to Florence usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Venice. If you're looking to explore Rome, Milan or Venice from Florence, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Pisa to Florence, 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 $9 (€8) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Pisa to Florence 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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