However, if you intend on going up, make sure that you pick a Pisa half-day trip from Florence including skip-the-line leaning Tower of Pisa ticket; otherwise, you are risking standing in the queue or missing the experience.
While the tower tends to steal most of the visitors’ attention, there is much more to the city than the leaning wonder. This prosperous medieval city boasts an incredible Cathedral from the 11th century. Moreover, there is an imposing Baptistery as well as beautiful, quaint places scattered throughout. Naturally, stopping at a local store or restaurant for a wine tasting or an authentic lunch is also worthy of your attention.
Truth be told, Florence to Pisa day trip is the most accessible adventure you can come across in the vast offering of activities to do outside the city. You can easily reach Pisa by train from Santa Maria Novella station from which connections leave every 15 - 30 minutes. Pisa Centrale train station sits close to the city center. So, once you arrive, you can either walk or take advantage of the public transport. It's not particularly complicated, nonetheless, not understanding Italian may be a problem for some. Hence, for those in search of the most hassle-free experience, sign up for a guided Florence to Pisa tour. It provides you with the experience without the organizational stress.
There is plenty to choose from! You will be able to find both morning and afternoon tour from Florence to Pisa. Scroll through the offer of day trips and combos on the page to find the perfect fit!
The drive from Florence to Pisa clocks in at just under 1 hour and a half. Navigate onto the SCG-Firenze-Pisa-Livorno before taking the exit for Pisa Nord Est. This route is toll-free.
Buses from Florence to Pisa terminate at Pisa’s international airport. However, this is not an inconvenience as Pisa’s international airport is very close to the city’s center. Autostradale runs the best service. It leaves from Florence’s Santa Maria Novella, tickets cost € 14, and the journey takes a 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Unfortunately, no high-speed trains run between Florence and Pisa. But, the two cities are only 100 kilometers apart, and the regional trains that service them are still direct. Tickets start at € 8.90 and the journey time is 1 hour.