There are 6 ways to get from Lucca to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 15m

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

24€ - 81€

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Bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Verdi 4 to Arrivo Firenze Stazione Leopolda Dd
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice N544

17€ - 22€

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Bus via Bologna  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Lucca to Bologna La Spezia > Massa > Viareggio > Lucca > Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover Baltour / ...

18€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Lucca to Venice 307.6 km

40€ - 65€

Bus to Florence, fly  •  6h 25m

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

106€ - 358€

Fly from Pisa  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Venice (VCE) PSA - VCE

79€ - 278€

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The cheapest way to get from Lucca to Venice is to bus which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucca to Venice is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucca to Venice. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover via Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucca to Venice. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Lucca and Venice is 229 km. The road distance is 307.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Venice without a car is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs 23€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Lucca to Venice, including transfers.

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Lucca to Venice bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Lucca station.

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

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The best way to get from Lucca to Venice is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs 23€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus via Bologna, which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 5h 35m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 6h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to Venice.
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  • Distance: 228.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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

You can take a train from Lucca to Venice via Firenze S.M.N. in around 4h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucca to Venice via Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs in around 5h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1400€
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 700€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 2000€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
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€
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 Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
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 Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Lucca to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Baltour
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Verdi 4 to Arrivo Firenze Stazione Leopolda
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
VaiBus
2nd Class
2€ - 3€
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€
C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi
Phone
800 570530
Email
segreteria@capautolinee.it
Website
capautolinee.it
Bus from Piazzale Verdi to Leopolda Michelucci
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Lucca to Venice bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover station.

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Lucca to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucca to Venice is 308 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Lucca to Venice.

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Iberia, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Venice Airport.

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