The train from Venice to Pisa Centrale takes as little as three hours, meaning you can have a morning espresso in Piazza San Marco, then enjoy lunch within sight of Pisa's famous Leaning Tower. The distance between the two towns is 246 km - a long ride by car, but much more manageable when you're whipping through the Tuscan countryside at 300 km/h.
Instead, rail passengers start their journey at the well-equipped Santa Lucia station in the heart of Venice near the Grand Canal. There are usually 19 departures every day, mostly Trenitalia's high-speed Frecciarossa trains, which offer amenities like WiFi and power sockets.
From arrival into Pisa Centrale station, it's only a 10-minute stroll along the River Arno to Piazza dei Miracoli, where you'll find the Leaning Tower, one of Italy's most famous landmarks. Keep on browsing for train times, prices, and other travel tips.
|Journey time||From 3h 25m|
|Distance||153 miles (246 km)|
|Frequency||15 trains per day|
|Arrival station||Pisa Centrale|
|Train and bus operators||Flixbus|
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Venice to Pisa Centrale by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Venice and Pisa Centrale is 4 hours and 34 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Pisa Centrale is 3 hours and 25 minutes.
Train tickets from Venice to Pisa Centrale can start from as little as $29.32 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Venice to Pisa Centrale. Travelling from Venice to Pisa Centrale by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Venice to Pisa Centrale leaves at 06:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Venice to Pisa Centrale leaves at 17:26. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Venice to Pisa Centrale cover a distance of around 153 miles (246 km) during the journey.