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There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow to Lucca by plane, bus, train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Glasgow to Pisa

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Pisa (PSA)

11 alternative options

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Pisa

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Pisa (PSA)

Fly Glasgow to Florence, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Florence (FLR)
  2. Take the bus from Viale Giovanni Luder to Verdi 4

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Florence, bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Florence (FLR)
  3. Take the bus from Viale Giovanni Luder to Verdi 4

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bologna, train

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bologna (BLQ)
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca

Fly Glasgow to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Viareggio

Train, bus via Turin

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Turin
  4. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Viareggio

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Florence
  4. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Lucca

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Lucca

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Lucca

Glasgow to Lucca by train and bus

6 Weekly Services
22h 53m Average Duration
€251 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lucca is 1500.

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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Lucca is to fly, which costs £45 - £150 and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Lucca is to bus and fly which costs £50 - £230 and takes 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Lucca via Manchester, Paris and Florence - Villa Costanza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 5m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Lucca is 1698 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Lucca without a car is to train which takes 22h 53m and costs £220 - £950.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Glasgow to Lucca, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Lucca bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Lucca is to fly which takes 7h 33m and costs £45 - £150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £950 and takes 22h 53m, you could also bus, which costs £100 - £140 and takes 41h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Lucca bus services, operated by Curcio Viaggi, arrive at Lucca station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 1697.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Lucca, Italy?

British Airways, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Glasgow to Lucca every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Lucca via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Intl, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon - Diderot, Paris Gare De Lyon, Milano Centrale, and Viareggio in around 22h 53m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €950
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€300 - €850
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via Southampton
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €850
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €1000
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €700
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €900
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €900
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Milano Centrale to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Torino Lingotto to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €60
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Milano Centrale to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Train from Torino Lingotto to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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 Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€100 - €115
Train from Milano Centrale to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€34 - €37
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €20
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €490
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€65 - €95
Anytime Day Single
€210 - €310
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€340 - €490
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €28
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Scottish Citylink
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
Phone
+39 055 849 0505
Email
servizioclienti@at-bus.it
Website
at-bus.it
Bus from Viale Giovanni Luder to Verdi 4
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Turin
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester to Paris
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Florence
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
RegioJet
Curcio Viaggi
Phone
+39 0975 391321
Email
polla@curcioviaggi.it
Website
autolineecurcio.it
Bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7
Schedules at
autolineecurcio.it
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Lucca Viale Camillo Benso Cavour
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€96
Standard Car - Premium
€153

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Lucca is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 6:16 AM in Glasgow and 7:16 AM in Lucca.

KLM, Transavia Holland, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 848+ hotels available in Lucca. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 shuttle which takes 15 min and costs £7.

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