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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.
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.
From 1h 49m
72 miles (115 km)
30 trains per day
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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.
Enjoy your journey with Trenitalia's regional trains. A First Class service may be available on some routes.
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.
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.
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.§
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!
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.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Pisa is 1 hour and 49 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Bologna to Pisa leaves at 06:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Bologna to Pisa cover a distance of around 72 miles (115 km) during the journey.