There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Lucca by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs Fi-Lu / ...

$4 - $7

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Lucca Reg / ...

$6 - $14

Rideshare  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Lucca 47.6 miles

$6

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Florence to Lucca 47.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Lucca 47.9 miles

$11 - $17

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 and arriving at Viale Regina Margherita Fs. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Lucca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Florence and Lucca is 60 km. The road distance is 76.6 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Lucca without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Florence to Lucca bus services, operated by VaiBus, depart from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 station.

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Florence to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Lucca is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Florence to Lucca bus services, operated by VaiBus, arrive at Viale Regina Margherita Fs station.

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

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Map of how to get from Florence to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

VaiBus operates a bus from Florence to Lucca hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Florence to Lucca hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
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
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Florence to Lucca
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Taxi4390
Phone
+39 055 4390
Website
4390.it
So.Co.Ta.
Phone
+39 055 4242
Website
4242.it
Noleggio Mercedes Classe S
Phone
+39 338 777 5004
Website
noleggioautogab.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Lucca is 77 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Florence to Lucca.

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There are 3378+ hotels available in Lucca. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Lucca. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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