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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Viareggio Fb / ...

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Lucca 100.2 miles

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Lucca 503

$10 - $17

Train via Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Viareggio (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$14 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Lucca 100.5 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Lucca is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Lucca is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs 20€ - 30€.

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The distance between Genoa and Lucca is 139 km. The road distance is 161 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Genoa to Lucca, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Lucca. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Lucca via Viareggio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Genoa to Lucca every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Lucca 5 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 55 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 Genova Brignole to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Lucca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gênes to Lucca
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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