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

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Train via Bologna C.Le  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Firenze S.Maria Novella Reg
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Reg / ...

$20 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucca to La Spezia 503 / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Spezia to Parma 505

$10 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Aulla Lunigiana Pisa - Lucca - Aulla
  2. Take the train from Aulla Lunigiana to Parma La Spezia - Parma

$14 - $32

Train #2  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Aulla Lunigiana Reg
  2. Take the train from Aulla Lunigiana to Parma Reg

$14 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Lucca to Parma 113.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Lucca to Parma is to bus which costs 8€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucca to Parma is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucca to Parma. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Parma via La Spezia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucca to Parma. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Parma via Firenze S.Maria Novella and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Lucca and Parma is 107 km. The road distance is 181.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Parma without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 17€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Lucca to Parma, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lucca to Parma is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 17€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to Parma.
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  • Distance: 67 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Lucca to Parma via Firenze S.Maria Novella and Bologna C.Le in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucca to Parma via La Spezia in around 3 h 40 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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Lucca to Aulla Lunigiana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Aulla Lunigiana to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Bus from La Spezia to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucca to Parma is 181 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Lucca to Parma.

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