There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Lucca by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Firenze S.Maria Novella  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Lucca Reg

$67 - $120

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs Fi-Lu

$39 - $63

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Train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Viareggio Icn / ...

$72 - $102

Bus Autostradale  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Chiasso
  2. Take the bus from Chiasso to Viareggio 45

$56 - $72

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lucca 356.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Zurich to Florence, bus  •  4 h 52 min

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

$91 - $376

Fly Zurich to Pisa  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Pisa (PSA) ZRH - PSA

$113 - $315

Train to Basel, fly to Pisa  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pisa (PSA) BSL - PSA

$83 - $420

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Viale Regina Margherita Fs via Via Delle Porte Nuove 17. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Lucca via Milano Centrale and Firenze S.Maria Novella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Lucca is 420 km. The road distance is 570.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lucca without a car is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Zürich to Lucca, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lucca is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 2 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Zürich to Lucca bus services, operated by VaiBus, arrive at Viale Regina Margherita Fs station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 262.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Lucca, Italy?

You can take a train from Zürich to Lucca via Milano Centrale and Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Lucca via Florence, Florence and Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Basel to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
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.Maria Novella to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Milano Centrale to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
vaibus.it
Bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
vaibus.it
Bus from Viale Guidoni to Viale Regina Margherita Fs
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
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Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Chiasso to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Lucca is 570 km. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Zürich to Lucca.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 3378+ hotels available in Lucca. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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