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There are 7 ways to get from Lucca to La Spezia by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

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

$4 - $7

6 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 32 min

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

$6 - $15

Bus, train  •  2 h 7 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 / ...

$7 - $14

Rideshare  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lucca to La Spezia 47.7 miles

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucca to La Spezia 48.8 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Lucca to La Spezia 48.8 miles

$11 - $17

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lucca to La Spezia 48.8 miles

$247

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The cheapest way to get from Lucca to La Spezia is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucca to La Spezia is to taxi which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lucca and arriving at La Spezia. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucca to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Viareggio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lucca and La Spezia is 62 km. The road distance is 78.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to La Spezia without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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The bus from Lucca to La Spezia takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lucca to La Spezia is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 5€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Lucca, Italy and La Spezia, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Lucca to La Spezia once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lucca to La Spezia via Viareggio in around 1 h 32 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lucca to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Milan
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucca to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$247
Signup at
uber.com
Black
$247
Lux
$356
Van
$356
Taxi from Lucca to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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Lucca to La Spezia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at La Spezia station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucca to La Spezia is 78 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Lucca to La Spezia.

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Book your Lucca to La Spezia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3147+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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