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

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Train, bus  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Viale Regina Margherita Fs Fi-Lu

$21 - $32

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Train via Prato Centrale  •  3h 11m

  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

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2h 52m

  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 / ...

$22 - $39

Bus  •  3h 56m

  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

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Lucca 97.5 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Lucca is to bus which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Lucca is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 39m.

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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 3h 56m.

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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 2h 52m.

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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 and bus which takes 2h and costs 18€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 2h 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 2h 52m and costs 19€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 3h 56m.

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

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 2h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Lucca via MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi and P.Za Italia, in around 3h 56m.

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
34m
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
35m
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Prato Centrale to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Viale Regina Margherita Fs
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
VaiBus
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Baltour
Blubus
Email
info@blubus.it
Website
blubus.it
Bus from P.Za Italia, to Piazzale Verdi
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Blubus

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

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