How to Reach Pisa - The Easiest Way to Reach Pisa


  • By Air: Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport: A great number of low cost airlines fly to the airport, making Pisa one of the cheapest cities to fly into. It’s also within 20 minutes walking distance to the city centre – making your Pisa vacation very easy. Trains run twice an hour to the city centre but it’s just a five minute ride for (EUR 1.10). Get tickets from the Pisa tourist information desk; the price is doubled if you buy it from the bus driver. Large groups may book taxis or airport transfers.
  • By Train: Pisa Centrale Train Station, Runs to Florence, Genoa, Rome and Luca. Has a Left Luggage service where you can store your stuff for EUR 3/12 hours if you don’t intend to stay over night in the city. Pisas Rossore, some train lines to this spot, and it’s a really convenient place to get off if you’re just visiting the Leaning Tower of Pisa.


  • On Foot: No attraction is more than a 30 minute walk from the other, and most of them are much closer; sightseeing in Pisa, Italy, is ambling made easy.
  • By Car: Only bother getting your own car if you’re planning on exploring the Tuscany countryside from Pisa; Pisa tourism isn’t fun from inside a car.
  • By Bus: Buses are efficient and highly regular, but largely unnecessary within the city’s main area; but you can take them if you want to go see, for example, the field of miracles – look up local Pisa tour guides for this.

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Modes of Transportation in Pisa

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Pisa. The most preferred mode of transport in Pisa is Walking.

Average distance: 3.85 km Average time: 13.25 min

  • Walking 75%
    Walking 11 min Overall average time for 1.13 kms 11 min
  • Car 25%
    Driving 20 min Overall average time for 12 kms 20 min

How to Reach Pisa from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Fornacette to Pisa 20.76 km 20 mins
Livorno to Pisa 21.58 km 21 mins
Capannori to Pisa 23.1 km 23 mins
Empoli to Pisa 60.95 km 1 hour 23 mins
Volterra to Pisa 62.54 km 1 hour 2 mins
Centrale to Pisa 74.12 km 1 hour 14 mins
Florence to Pisa 85.73 km 1 hour 25 mins
La spezia to Pisa 90.68 km 1 hour 30 mins
Porto to Pisa 96.92 km 1 hour 36 mins
Genoa to Pisa 179.48 km 2 hours 59 mins
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