Pisa Transport


Compagnia Pisana Trasporti (CPT) runs bus services both in the city and in the surrounding province. Tickets can be bought from the driver upon boarding and go up in increments according to distance. Tickets are validated at the beginning of the journey using a machine on the bus. There is also a City Sightseeing bus aimed at tourists. Travellers can purchase a single ticket that is valid for 24 hours and enables them to ride on both routes. Tours start and end at the Piazza Arcivescovado, which houses the Tower of Pisa. A tourist train also departs from the Piazza and information can be obtained on-site. Given the city's compact size, bicycles are another popular way of getting around, with rental shops all over the city.

CPT bus services integrate with the city's railway system at the Pisa Centrale Station, which is open seven days a week from 6am to 9pm. Trains are operated by Trenitalia. Tickets can be bought at the ticket office as well as self-service kiosks. Trains are mainly used for longer distances although there are two stations linking the city centre with the Centrale station slightly to the south, as well as a station at the airport. Taxis are available in Pisa and can be called in advance or found at taxi ranks near popular attractions all over the city.

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