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Train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca Re

€51 - €144

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Train, train to Brindisi, fly to Pisa  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi
  3. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Pisa (PSA) BDS - PSA

€29 - €273

8 alternative options

Bus via Rome  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lucca 503

€40 - €57

Bus  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Rionero In Vulture to Montecatini

€54 - €90

Drive  •  6h 24m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Lucca 689.1 km

€85 - €130

Train, train to Bari, fly to Pisa  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Pisa (PSA) BRI - PSA

€40 - €268

Train, train to Rome, fly to Pisa  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Afragola
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
  3. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pisa (PSA) FCO - PSA

€62 - €325

Train to Naples, fly to Genoa, train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Genoa (GOA) NAP - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio

€49 - €291

Train, train to Bari, fly to Bologna  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ) BRI - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  5. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca

€44 - €244

Train, train to Brindisi, fly to Bologna  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi
  3. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Bologna (BLQ) BDS - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  5. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca

€45 - €259

Potenza to Lucca by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Lucca is around 7h 12m and covers a distance of around 721 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 12m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia, the Potenza to Lucca train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Lucca. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 12m
Fastest train time:
7h 12m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€51
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
07:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Lucca train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Lucca is to bus via Rome which costs €35 - €60 and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Lucca is to drive which costs €85 - €130 and takes 6h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Potenza and arriving at Lucca via Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Lucca via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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The distance between Potenza and Lucca is 563 km. The road distance is 689.1 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Lucca without a car is to train which takes 7h 17m and costs €50 - €150.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Potenza to Lucca, including transfers.

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Potenza to Lucca bus services, operated by Autolinee Liscio, depart from Potenza station.

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Potenza to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Potenza Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Lucca is to train which takes 7h 17m and costs €50 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus via Rome, which costs €35 - €60 and takes 9h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 563.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 17m

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

You can take a train from Potenza to Lucca via Firenze S.M.N. in around 7h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potenza to Lucca via Rome Tiburtina and Rome Tiburtina Bus station in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €190
Flights from Naples to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €220
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €160
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €160
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €160
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€15 - €170
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€7 - €65
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €180
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€9 - €95
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €55
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €130
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 Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€75 - €110
Base Premium
€95 - €140
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€16 - €22
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€20 - €27
Base Premium
€23 - €35
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €18
Train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €20
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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 Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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 Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€8 - €12
Smart Low Cost
€8 - €12
Smart Flex
€17 - €23
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Bus operators
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lucca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Rionero In Vulture to Montecatini
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.it

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Potenza to Lucca bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lucca station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Lucca is 689 km. It takes approximately 6h 24m to drive from Potenza to Lucca.

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