There are 5 ways to get from Bologna to Lucca by train, bus or car

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Lucca Reg / ...

$13 - $39

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Train via Prato Centrale  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Prato Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Prato Centrale to Lucca Reg / ...

$10 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus Baltour  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi Baltour
  2. Take the bus from P.Za Italia, to Piazzale Verdi P851

$11 - $16

Bus Appennino Shuttle  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Airport to Florence Bologna APT
  2. Take the bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs Fi-Lu

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Lucca 97.5 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs and arriving at Piazzale Verdi via P.Za Italia,. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Lucca via Firenze S.Maria Novella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Lucca is 98 km. The road distance is 156 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Lucca without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Bologna to Lucca, including transfers.

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Bologna to Lucca bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs station.

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Bologna to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Lucca is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 56 min.

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Bologna to Lucca bus services, operated by Blubus, arrive at Piazzale Verdi station.

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Bologna to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Lucca station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 61.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Lucca, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna to Lucca via Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Lucca via MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi and P.Za Italia, in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Prato Centrale to Lucca
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Blubus
Website
blubus.it
Bus from P.Za Italia, to Piazzale Verdi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
blubus.it
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Bologna Airport to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
appenninoshuttle.it
Adults
$23 - $29
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
vaibus.it
Bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
vaibus.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Lucca is 156 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Bologna to Lucca.

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