There are 9 ways to get from Lucca to Rome by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train via Florence  •  3h 23m

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

22€ - 86€

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Bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina Baltour

16€ - 21€

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Roma Termini Fb / ...

22€ - 90€

Night bus, bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the night bus from Lucca to Florence, Florence N444
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 533 / ...

22€ - 27€

Night bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Lucca to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N503

18€ - 22€

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Lucca to Rome 349.1 km

45€ - 70€

Bus to Florence, fly  •  3h 38m

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

62€ - 232€

Train to Pisa, fly  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

65€ - 252€

Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO

69€ - 247€

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The cheapest way to get from Lucca to Rome is to bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucca to Rome is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Lucca and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. This bus operates Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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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 23m.

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The distance between Lucca and Rome is 270 km. The road distance is 349.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Rome without a car is to train via Florence which takes 3h 23m and costs 21€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m 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 via Florence which takes 3h 23m and costs 21€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 7h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to Rome.
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  • Distance: 270.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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 23m. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina 3 times a day. Tickets cost 14€ - 19€ and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
18€ - 210€
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 Pisa Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Lucca to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
4€ - 5€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
26€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 85€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
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 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
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 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
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
Night bus from Lucca to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lucca to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
Baltour
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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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Lucca to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, 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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Alitalia offers flights from Florence Airport to Rome Airport.

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