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How to travel from Bologna to Pisa by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Bologna to Pisa? Look no further.

There are around 64 trains per day running between Bologna and Pisa, which usually take 2 hours 40 minutes to complete the 72 miles (115 km) journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 49 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Pisa from Bologna, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Bologna to Pisa if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €14.65. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Bologna to Pisa by train

It takes an average of 2h 40m to travel from Bologna to Pisa by train, over a distance of around 72 miles (115 km). There are normally 64 trains per day travelling from Bologna to Pisa and tickets for this journey start from €14.65 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 49m
PriceFrom €14.65
Distance72 miles (115 km)
Frequency64 trains per day
First train01:35
Last train22:03
Departure stationBologna
Arrival stationPisa
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsMarino, Flixbus

Bologna to Pisa train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna to Pisa for Tuesday 7th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:27 13:28 2h 1m, 1 change
11:42 13:59 2h 17m, 1 change
11:57 14:10 2h 13m, 1 change
11:57 17:48 5h 51m, 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
13:42 15:59 2h 17m, 1 change
13:57 16:09 2h 12m, 1 change
14:17 16:28 2h 11m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Pisa

The price of train tickets from Bologna to Pisa starts at €14.65 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 40 minutes, with around 64 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 €14.65 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 01:35. 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 22:03. 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 12/07/2021. 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 11/23/2021 for travel on 11/23/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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