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There are 7 ways to get from Nice to Lucca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Viareggio

$63 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus Lirosi Linee  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Pisa

$27 - $33

5 alternative options

Thello, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...

$52 - $76

Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale Ic

$46 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Lucca 224.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Pisa  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Pisa (PSA) NCE - PSA

$119 - $363

Fly to Florence, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Florence (FLR) NCE - FLR
  2. Take the bus from Viale Guidoni to Viale Regina Margherita Fs

$87 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Lucca is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Lucca is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at P.Le Verdi via P.Za D'Azeglio Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Lucca via Genova Piazza Principe and Pisa C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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The distance between Nice and Lucca is 260 km. The road distance is 359.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Lucca without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Nice to Lucca, including transfers.

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Nice to Lucca bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice station.

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Nice to Lucca train services, operated by Thello, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Lucca is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can Thello and train, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 6 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 162.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Lucca, Italy?

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Nice to Lucca 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Lucca via Genova Piazza Principe and Pisa C.Le in around 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Nice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Nice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Genova Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
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Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Viale Guidoni to Viale Regina Margherita Fs
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
VaiBus

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Nice to Lucca bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Viareggio station.

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Nice to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Pisa Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Lucca is 359 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Nice to Lucca.

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Lufthansa, Alitalia and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3636+ hotels available in Lucca. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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