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

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Train  •  4h 33m

  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 Fa / ...

24€ - 81€

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Bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover Baltour

16€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train via Bologna  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Prato Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Prato Centrale to Bologna Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

21€ - 76€

Night train  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Pisa Centrale to Venezia Mestre Nj

42€ - 57€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Lucca to Venice 306.7 km

35€ - 55€

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The cost-effective way to get from Lucca to Venice is to bus, which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucca to Venice is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucca to Venice. However, there are services departing from Verdi 3 and arriving at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover via PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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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 33m.

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The distance between Lucca and Venice is 229 km. The road distance is 306.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Venice without a car is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs 23€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Lucca to Venice, including transfers.

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Lucca to Venice bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio 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 33m and costs 23€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 7h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Lucca to Venice.
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  • Distance: 228.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

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 33m. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover twice daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 20€ and the journey takes 5h 55m.

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 Lucca to Prato Centrale
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
8€ - 10€
Train from Prato Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 12€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 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 Prato Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Baltour

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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 307 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Lucca to Venice.

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