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Overview: Train from Rome to Lucca

distanceDistance167 miles (270 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce, Intercity, Trenitalia or Regionale

Trains from Rome to Lucca cover the 167 miles (270 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 49 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce, Intercity, Trenitalia or Regionale. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of train tickets is $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Lucca.

Train companies: Travel with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia between Rome and Lucca

You can travel by train from Rome to Lucca with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia for as low as $20 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Rome to Lucca, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 167 miles (270 km) long train journey. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Rome to Lucca journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes between Rome and Lucca, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Rome and Lucca:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Trains from Rome to Lucca

    Travelers who are researching trains from Rome to Lucca will find that there are a large number of available options making the journey each day. The 219-mile (353-km) trip, which starts in the central part of the western side of Italy’s boot and ends in the northern part of the west, can take anywhere from just under 3h 30min to almost 9h 30min.

     

    Rome to Lucca Train Time: Daily Departures?

    There are a great many trains available to take passengers from Rome to Lucca each day. The first train typically departs around 12:11 a.m. and the final train will leave at roughly 11:54 p.m. Including these first and last departures, there is typically anywhere between about 56 and 70 departures each day, which means that passengers can rely on a schedule that offers more than 460 service options each week. During daily operating hours, most hours will include multiple route options; however, there are some hours, like the 1:00 a.m. hour, for example, when there are no scheduled departures.

     

    How long is the journey by train from Rome to Lucca?

    The train options that operate the route from Rome to Lucca will vary dramatically in duration. The trip can take travelers anywhere from as little as about 3h 19min to as long as about 9h 25min. The broad difference in journey length is attributable to the transfers. All trains from Rome to Lucca include at least one transfer and the routes have passengers changing at a broad range of different stations along the way.

     

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Rome to Lucca?

    Departure Train station: There are four stations from which Lucca-bound trains depart, including Ostiense, Termini, Trastevere and Tiburtina. From the city center to Ostiense is approximately 2.8 miles (4.6 km). A taxi takes about 10min, but the MEB and MEB1 lines on the metro are also available, as is the REG city train. Termini is about .3-miles (450 m) from the city center, which is a quick walk. Alternatively, there is also access to metro lines A and B. Trastevere is about 3.8 miles (6.2 km) from the city center, 14min by taxi, 25min by the H, n8 or 170 buses, and also accessible via the REG city train. Finally, Tiburtina is roughly 2.2 miles (3.5 km) from the center of the city. There are taxis available, which take roughly 10min. Also, the number 135 bus and B line of the metro are options. Each station has ticketing locations and restrooms.

    Arrival Train station: The trains from Rome to Lucca will arrive at either Lucca station or at San Pietro A Vico. From Lucca to the city center is about .8 miles (1.3 km), which is walkable in roughly 13min. Travelers opting for a taxi will find the trip takes about 2min; buses and the REG train are also available. To the city center from San Pietro A Vico is roughly 3.8 miles (6.1 km), which is about 9min via taxi, 22min with the REG city train, or about 33min on either the 59, E4, E5, E10 or E14 buses. At Lucca and San Pietro A Vico stations there are restrooms, ticketing areas and nearby access to public transportation.

       

    Which train companies travel from Rome to Lucca?

    There is only one company that provides options for trains from Rome to Lucca, and that is Trenitalia. Trenitalia presents passengers with a great range of service options that depart from several different train stations in Rome. What’s more, the services vary in duration, as well as in the number of transfers that are required per route. Regardless of the route selected, all travelers can expect to make at least one change along the way, and frequent transfer locations may include one or two stations, such Viareggio, Florence Santa Maria Novella, Grosseto, Pisa Centrale, Lucca and Prato Centrale—among others.

     

    Trenitalia trains from Rome to Lucca

    Trenitalia’s trains from Rome to Lucca operate on a robust schedule. Typically, the company provides over 460 options weekly, which are relatively evenly spread Monday through Sunday; passengers will find between 56 and 70 routes departing for Luca daily. The first train of the day is usually around 12:11 a.m., then there’s a break until regular service begins around 6:12 a.m. The exception is on Fridays and Saturdays, when there are a couple of trains departing around 2:53 a.m. before commencing regular service just after 6:00 a.m. The final service each day is around 11:54 p.m. With so many routes serviced, passengers can select from journeys ranging between about 3h 19min to roughly 9h 25min. The discrepancy is a result of transfers—there will be one or two—and train type; Trenitalia operates regional, intercity and fast trains.

     

    Train Rome to Lucca: Services on Board

    Trenitalia has a few ticket class options available to passengers. On Freccia routes—the fast trains—there are 1st and 2nd class options; other trains may have base and economy fares, or just 2nd class options. Whatever the ticket class, there is typically free wi-fi on Freccia and intercity trains. And, regardless of the train or ticket type, there are liberal luggage policies. With generous space for baggage, customers are just asked to safely stow their items in a way that doesn’t inhibit the comfort of other passengers upon boarding. Travelers can also bring a folded or disassembled bicycle on board, so long as it’s in an appropriate container. On some specially-marked regional trains, full-sized bikes are allowed. One small pet per customer is also allow—free of charge. Small pets must be in a container. Large pets can be brought on board for a fee—the only exception is for guide dogs, which travel free. Along with free travel for service animals, customers with limited mobility will find that Trenitalia works with Sale Blue of RFI to provide additional services, such as support with boarding and disembarking from the train, and help with luggage.

     

    How to find cheap train tickets from Rome to Lucca?

    There are a few ways that are available to passengers who are looking to find a cheaper price on a ticket for a train from Rome to Lucca. Travelers researching their options will typically find that the earliest departures tend to be cheaper. Reduced costs are also found on late night trains. For individuals hoping to travel during the daytime, the less expensive options tend to be routes that do no operate the Freccia trains. Another way to reduce costs is to opt for non-refundable options (economy tickets); the semi-refundable tickets (base tickets) tend to be more pricy. Finally, travelers who have a clear sense of their travel itinerary will want to purchase tickets in advance, since buying tickets on the day of travel may cost extra.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Rome to Lucca

    Travel by train to Lucca easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Lucca.
    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Rome to Lucca?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Rome to Lucca for as low as $20 (€16)  for the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket between Rome and Lucca?

    The train price from Rome to Lucca is on average $28 (€23)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

    How far is it from Rome to Lucca by train?

    You should expect to travel around 167 miles (270 km)  to Lucca from Rome by train.

    How long is the train ride between Rome and Lucca?

    While the time it takes to travel 167 miles (270 km) between Rome and Lucca can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Rome to Lucca train journey time is on average 3 h 49 min.

    What station does the train from Rome to Lucca depart from? Which Lucca train station do I come into from Rome?

    Some of the Rome train stations to Lucca you can start your journey from include Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lucca include Lucca, Lucca, Via Romana / Via della Chiesa and Lucca, Piazzale Giuseppe Verdi / Via Pallone.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Roma Termini   and arriving in Lucca.

    Where is the Rome train station located? Where is the Lucca train station located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Roma Termini, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival train station in Lucca, called Lucca, is located around 0.4 miles (712 m) away from its city center.

    Which train providers can take me from Rome to Lucca?

    For the best Rome to Lucca train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce, Intercity, Trenitalia or Regionale. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Rome and Lucca to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many trains per day are there to Lucca from Rome?

    The average number of trains departing Rome for Lucca is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Rome to Lucca?

    The earliest train departing from Rome to Lucca leaves at 5: 12 AM. The last train departing from Rome to Lucca leaves at 10: 54 PM. You can find the latest Rome to Lucca train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I purchase Rome to Lucca train tickets to get the best deals?

    You can find trains between Rome and Lucca to cost on average $28 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Rome to Lucca train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rome
    Lucca
    Roma Termini is the most popular Rome railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rome for your trip to Lucca.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 064745421
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
    Public transit options for Roma Termini
    Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
    Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
    Tram lines: 5, 14
    Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
    Public transit options for Roma Tiburtina
    Metro lines: LB
    Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
    Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3