Dec 9 – 10, 2014
Palazzo della Carovana, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
Europe/Rome timezone

Travel and Directions

How to reach Pisa

By Air

Pisa Internationl Airport "Galileo Galilei" (PSA) is served by several airlines that operate hundred of weekly flights to national and international destinations, including also many low cost alternatives.

The airport is just 5 minutes far from the centre of the town by bus (CPT LAMrossa line just stops outside the airport), train or taxi. The airport include also a small train stations with many connections from and to Florence, Lucca, Viareggio, and other cities.

For more information visit the Galileo Galilei Aiport website.

Other possible airports that may be convenient are those of Genova (GOA) and Roma (FCO).

By Train

Pisa is very well connected to Florence and is on the main line Rome-La Spezia. The city also serves Viareggio, Livorno, Pistoia, and Lucca. For more information and train timetable visit the Ferrovie dello Stato website.

Please Note:
There is an additional charge on the Intercity and Eurostar trains.
Train tickets must be automatically date validated before getting on board at the yellow boxes located in the main terminals of all Italian train stations.

By Car

Pisa is near the intersection of two highways: A12 north-south (Sestri Levante - Livorno) and A11 east-west (Pisa - Florence). Alternatives include the ss67 to Florence, and the ss1 (Via Aurelia) which connect Rome to La Spezia.

Be careful when using the car around the town centre because some areas (called ZTL) are closed to regular traffic. Some hotels located in the centre can provide permits to access those areas and park nearby them. More detailed information about parking and closed areas can be found here (check the green P "parcheggio gratuito" to display the free parking lots in the map).


How to move around Pisa

By Bus

The bus service is operated by CPT. The main routes are called LAM (high mobility line) and LAMrossa (red) line connects the airport and the train station to the city centre and the Cathedral.
The city also offers efficient car parks served then by city shuttles to the main top sights.


By Bike

In Pisa is available a bike sharing service called CicloPi. Bike racks are located around town and a daily pass is €5.

By Walk

The town centre of Pisa is also small enough to be walked. Main locations are less than 30 minutes walk from the train station.