Traveling by train from Florence to Pisa is a quick route, making this an easy day trip if you’re planning to see the leaning tower of Pisa. The distance from Florence to Pisa is 42 miles. Some Trenitalia Freccia high-speed trains make this journey in just 49 minutes. Ticket prices on this route average $10.
The Florence to Pisa train travels west through the scenic Tuscan countryside. This journey is always direct; you won’t stop or need to change trains.
Florence to Pisa train times
Trenitalia trains leave Florence Santa Maria Novella station several times per hour for Pisa Centrale station — averaging 46 trains per day. The earliest Trenitalia train leaves Florence Santa Maria Novella for Pisa at 12:40 a.m. The last train to Pisa leaves Florence at 11:07 p.m.
Note that weekends and holidays typically mean less frequent service and sometimes longer travel times.
Amenities on the Freccia trains between Florence and Pisa
Trenitalia’s Freccia high-speed trains make the daily journey between Florence and Pisa in just 49 minutes, traveling as fast as 155 miles per hour.
Italy’s high-speed trains are equipped with air conditioning and electrical outlets at your seat to charge devices. There is WiFi on Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains, but the signal will drop in tunnels and at stations. Expect a cafe car on every train, as well as food cart that brings snacks, sandwiches and beverages to your seat. At the end of each car you’ll find a restroom and plenty of racks to store large luggage.
Firenze SMN train station is a hub for Italian and international high-speed and regional trains. Located in Florence’s central Piazza della Stazione, SMN station puts you conveniently close to Florence’s big attractions. Outside the station you’ll find taxis, a tourist information office, and stops for most of the city’s main bus routes.
Pisa Centrale station connects three major train lines in Italy, linking the city with Florence, Rome, Genoa and La Spiza. Annually, more than 15 million people travel through this major transportation hub. Travelers will find all the amenities they need. Transportation from Pisa Centrale provides quick and easy access to the airport and the city’s main attraction, the leaning tower of Pisa.