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Travelling by high-speed train from Rome to Pisa

The average train time from Rome to Pisa Centrale (the main station in Pisa) is 3h, although it takes just 2h 40m on the fastest high-speed Frecciarossa services. There are around 38 trains per day running from Rome to Pisa Centrale, the first train leaves at 00:14 and the last train leaves at 21:50.

  • All trains depart from either Roma Termini or Ostiense stations.
  • All trains arrive into Pisa Centrale station.

It’s possible to fly, drive or take the train from Rome to Pisa, but when travelling by train cuts out long waits in the terminal, travel time from city centres to airports and luggage restrictions, why would you consider any other form of transport?

Trenitalia and Italo both operate high-speed trains on this route. Often the quickest way to get to Pisa from Rome is with a quick change in Florence from a Frecciargento, Frecciarossa or Italo train to a regional service that takes you into Pisa.

Once you arrive into Pisa Centrale station, it’s easy to stroll over to Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II and marvel at the many historic buildings. You’re also just a bus ride away from the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city’s most iconic attraction.

Ready to book? Search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep scrolling for FAQs, train times and tips on finding cheap train tickets from Rome to Pisa.

Rome to Pisa Centrale by train

It takes an average of 4h 05m to travel from Rome to Pisa Centrale by train, over a distance of around 164 miles (264 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Rome to Pisa Centrale and tickets for this journey start from €9.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 52m
Price€9.90 - €94.60
Distance164 miles (264 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationRome
Arrival stationPisa Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Rome to Pisa Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rome to Pisa Centrale for Tuesday 2nd Jun 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:23 10:18 3h 55m, direct
09:00 11:52 2h 52m, 1 change
10:23 14:15 3h 52m, direct
10:35 13:28 2h 53m, 1 change
12:23 16:15 3h 52m, direct
14:23 18:15 3h 52m, direct
16:07 19:00 2h 53m, direct
16:23 20:15 3h 52m, direct
18:23 22:15 3h 52m, direct
20:23 00:15 3h 52m, direct

Trenitalia, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca and Intercity trains from Rome to Pisa Centrale

You can travel from Rome to Pisa Centrale on Trenitalia, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca and Intercity 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.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

PhotoChris0693, under licence CC3.0

Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Pisa Centrale

Train tickets from Rome to Pisa Centrale start at €9.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €49.83.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price38.73
on the day
avg. single price49.83

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 Rome to Pisa Centrale 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Rome to Pisa Centrale? 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 Rome to Pisa Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Rome and Pisa Centrale is 4 hours and 5 minutes, with around 11 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 Rome and Pisa Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rome to Pisa Centrale is 2 hours and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Rome to Pisa Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Rome to Pisa Centrale can start from as little as €9.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Rome to Pisa Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rome to Pisa Centrale without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Rome to Pisa Centrale. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Rome to Pisa Centrale leave?

The first train from Rome to Pisa Centrale leaves at 06:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Rome to Pisa Centrale leave?

The last train from Rome to Pisa Centrale leaves at 22:23. 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 Rome and Pisa Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Rome to Pisa Centrale cover a distance of around 164 miles (264 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Pisa Centrale to Rome. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Rome to Pisa Centrale.
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.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rome to Pisa Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/06/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 02/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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