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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

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Bus via Via C.Matilde 62

  1. Take the bus from Pisa Pietrasantina Parking to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lucca to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

Drive

  1. Drive from Lucca to Rome

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Stazione Fs to Fine Autostrada A11 Fr. Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO)

Lucca to Rome by train

The train journey time between Lucca and Rome is around 3h 34m and covers a distance of around 338 km. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 2m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others, the Lucca to Rome train service departs from Lucca and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically 181 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 7m
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
3h 34m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 2m
Train distance:
338 km
Trains per week:
181
Cheapest price:
€22
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:05
Last train departs at:
22:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lucca to Rome train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucca to Rome is to bus which costs €18 - €23 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucca to Rome is to train which costs €21 - €90 and takes 3h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lucca and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucca to Rome. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Roma Termini via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Lucca and Rome is 270 km. The road distance is 348.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Rome without a car is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs €21 - €90.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Lucca to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lucca to Rome is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs €21 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €23 and takes 4h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to Rome.
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  • Distance: 270.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

You can take a train from Lucca to Rome via Firenze S.M.N. in around 3h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucca to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 4 times a week. Tickets cost €18 - €23 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €850
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.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
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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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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lucca to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
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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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Pisa Pietrasantina Parking to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €26
Website
Itabus
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Stazione Fs to Fine Autostrada A11 Fr. Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
VaiBus
2nd Class
€5 - €8

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Lucca to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Lucca to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucca to Rome is 349 km. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Lucca to Rome.

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