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

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Train via Florence  •  4h 40m

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

24€ - 94€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Lucca 279.8 km

14€ - 16€

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Viareggio Re

20€ - 40€

Bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna 420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Lucca Bologna > Lucca > Viareggio > Massa > La Spezia

22€ - 34€

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Milan to Lucca 281.5 km

35€ - 55€

Fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Pisa (PSA) LIN - PSA

89€ - 199€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lucca is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 16€ and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lucca is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Lucca. However, there are services departing from via verziere and arriving at Lucca via Milan, Milan and Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Duomo M3 and arriving at Lucca via Milano Rogoredo and Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Milan and Lucca is 208 km. The road distance is 281.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lucca without a car is to train via Florence which takes 4h 40m and costs 24€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Milan to Lucca, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lucca is to train via Florence which takes 4h 40m and costs 24€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 6h 22m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 200€ and takes 5h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 208.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

You can take a train from Milan to Lucca via Rogoredo Fs, Milano Rogoredo, and Firenze S.M.N. in around 4h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Lucca via san donato m3, Milan, Milan, and Bologna in around 6h 22m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Bari, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Reggio Calabria, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Train operators
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 Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 60€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
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 Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
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
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milan - San Donato to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Bus from Bologna to Lucca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Baltour
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano 1 to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Marozzi VT
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Lucca
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 16€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Lucca bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Lucca station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lucca is 281 km. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Milan to Lucca.

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KLM, Transavia Holland, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Pisa Airport.

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Book your Milan to Lucca train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 3699+ hotels available in Lucca. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Lucca. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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