There are 5 ways to get from Lucca to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Viareggio Reg
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$9 - $18

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Bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucca to La Spezia 503 / ...

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Piazzale Verdi to Piazza Dante Bar Excelsa E01 / ...
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to La Spezia C. (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa / ...

$10 - $17

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lucca to Cinque Terre 66.5 miles

$16 - $24

Uber  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lucca to Cinque Terre 66.5 miles

$335

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Lucca to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Corniglia via Viareggio and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Lucca and Cinque Terre is 70 km. The road distance is 106.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Lucca to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lucca to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Lucca to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucca to Cinque Terre is 106 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Lucca to Cinque Terre.

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There are 3162+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Lucca, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Lucca to Cinque Terre via Viareggio and La Spezia Centrale in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucca to Cinque Terre once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 10 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 Lucca to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$4 - $6
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lucca to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
vaibus.it
Bus from Piazzale Verdi to Piazza Dante Bar Excelsa
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
vaibus.it
Other operators
Uber Milan
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucca to Cinque Terre
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$335
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uber.com
Black
$335
Lux
$484
Van
$484

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