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There are 6 ways to get from Lucca to Alba by train, bus or car

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Train, line 045 bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Viareggio to Asti Fb / ...
  2. Take the line 045 bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Lucca to Turin 503
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

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Train, line 045 bus via Genoa  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Viareggio to Genova P.Za Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti Re / ...
  3. Take the line 045 bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045

Train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

Bus via Savona  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Savona Reggio Calabria
  2. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione 204

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Lucca to Alba 305.6 km

Lucca to Alba by train and bus

The journey time between Lucca and Alba is around 5h 17m and covers a distance of around 303 km. This includes an average layover time of around 51 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 30m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Lucca to Alba service departs from Lucca and arrives in Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 25m
Layover time:
51 min
Total time:
5h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 30m
Journey distance:
303 km
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
13:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lucca to Alba train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Lucca → Alba
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alba is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alba is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alba is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Lucca to Alba is to bus which costs €19 - €25 and takes 7h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Lucca to Alba is to drive which takes 3h 12m and costs €35 - €60.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucca to Alba. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucca to Alba. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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The distance between Lucca and Alba is 218 km. The road distance is 305.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Alba without a car is to train and line 045 bus which takes 5h 36m and costs €20 - €80.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Lucca to Alba, including transfers.

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Lucca to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lucca station.

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Lucca to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Lucca station.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Alba is to train which takes 7h 17m and costs €40 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €25 and takes 7h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to Alba.
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  • Distance: 218.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Lucca, Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Lucca to Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa in around 7h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucca to Alba via Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 7h 40m.

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 Viareggio to Asti
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Viareggio to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
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 Viareggio to Asti
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Train from Viareggio to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
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 P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Lucca to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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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Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lucca to Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €22
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.
For more information, please visit this page
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0173 290047
Email
info@giorsbus.com
Website
giorsbus.com
Bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.

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Lucca to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucca to Alba is 306 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Lucca to Alba.

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