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About the train journey from Bologna to Pisa

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The train from Bologna to Pisa usually takes 2 hours 20 minutes on average to travel 72 miles (115 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 49 minutes. You can expect to find 30 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Bologna and Pisa, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Pisa. Trenitalia are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Pisa in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Bologna to Pisa in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £8.06.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Pisa, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Bologna to Pisa by train

It takes an average of 2h 20m to travel from Bologna to Pisa by train, over a distance of around 72 miles (115 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Bologna to Pisa and tickets for this journey start from £8.06 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 49m


72 miles (115 km)


30 trains per day


1 change


From £8.06

Train and bus operators

Marino, Flixbus, Trenitalia

Bologna to Pisa train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna to Pisa for Tuesday 13th June 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:02 12:51 1h 49m, 1 change
11:27 13:28 2h 1m, 1 change
12:27 14:28 2h 1m, 1 change
13:02 14:51 1h 49m, 1 change
13:27 15:28 2h 1m, 1 change
14:27 16:28 2h 1m, 1 change
15:02 16:51 1h 49m, 1 change
15:27 17:28 2h 1m, 1 change
15:41 17:37 1h 56m, 1 change
16:27 18:28 2h 1m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Bologna to Pisa

You can travel from Bologna to Pisa on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Regional trains classes from Bologna to Pisa

Compare the different travel classes offered by Regional trains when travelling from Bologna to Pisa.

Onboard services on Regional trains

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Bologna to Pisa.

  • You can take your bags on board Trenitalia's regional trains free of charge.
  • In most cases, there are no luggage size limits. You’ll need to make sure that your luggage is compatible with the space available on board.
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

At the moment, a restaurant service is not available on Trenitalia's regional trains. However, you can take your own food on board so pick up some snacks at the station before you set off.


Trenitalia's regional trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, you can make use of your internet data, as well as charge your devices thanks to the power sockets that are available at your seat.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children
  • Children under 4 can travel for free if they’re accompanied by an adult and a seat is not assigned to them.
  • Children aged 4-11 can get 50% off. Older children will need to have a full-price ticket.
  • You can take your bike, hoverboard, monowheel or e-scooter free of charge if it can be folded and doesn’t exceed these dimensions: 120 x 80 x 45cm.
  • If your bike can’t be folded, you’ll need to buy a bike ticket or another Second Class ticket.
  • Small pets can travel on Trenitalia's regional trains free of charge if they’re placed in a carrier or cage with max dimensions of 70 x 30 x 50cm.
  • Bigger dogs are allowed on all trains if they have a ticket, they’re kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost.
WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you need to request special assistance, you can call the toll-free number 800 90 60 60 which can be reached from a landline in Italy, or the national number +3902323232 which can be reached from a landline or mobile, even from abroad (international calling charges may apply).


Air-conditioning is available on Trenitalia's regional trains.

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Pisa

The price of train tickets from Bologna to Pisa starts at £8.06 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Bologna to Pisa by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bologna to Pisa? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bologna to Pisa take?

The average journey time by train between Bologna and Pisa is 2 hours and 20 minutes, with around 30 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Bologna and Pisa by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Pisa is 1 hour and 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Bologna to Pisa cost?

Train ticket prices from Bologna to Pisa can start from as little as £8.06 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bologna to Pisa?

No, there are no direct train services from Bologna to Pisa. Travelling from Bologna to Pisa by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Bologna to Pisa leave?

The first train from Bologna to Pisa leaves at 06:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bologna to Pisa leave?

The last train from Bologna to Pisa leaves at 22:18. 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.

What's the distance between Bologna and Pisa by train?

Trains travelling from Bologna to Pisa cover a distance of around 72 miles (115 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Pisa to Bologna. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bologna to Pisa.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bologna to Pisa for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/13/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/07/2023 for travel on 04/07/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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