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Train Information between Venice and Lucca

distanceDistance141 miles (228 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa

Trains from Venice to Lucca cover the 141 miles (228 km) long route taking on average 17 h 14 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Lucca.

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Frecciarossa between Venice and Lucca

Frecciarossa will get you between Venice and Lucca at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Frecciarossa

One of the best ways to travel from Venice to Lucca is by taking a train with Frecciarossa. Omio helps you find the ideal Frecciarossa train from Venice to Lucca by showing you Frecciarossa’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Venice to Lucca journey. You can expect to travel 141 miles (228 km) between Venice and Lucca on a train with Frecciarossa. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Venice to Lucca, you can check straight away if the Frecciarossa ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Frecciarossa train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Venice and Lucca!

Trains from Venice to Lucca

There are 21 opportunities per day for travelers to journey by train from Venice to Lucca. These trains depart from two stations in Venice: Venice Santa Lucia railway station and Venice Mestre railway station. There are a variety of trains available on this route, including FRECCE high-speed trains. Depending on your train, you can expect the journey to take between 4h and 7h 30min. You will arrive at one of two arrival stations in Lucca: San Pietro a Vico railway station or Luca railway station.

 

Venice to Lucca Train Time: Daily Departures

There are a total of 17 trains per day from Venice to Lucca, with a variety of changes and trains available. The earliest possible departure from Venice Mestre railway station is 5:53 a.m. while the earliest possible departure from Venice Santa Lucia railway station is 7:40 a.m. The final train of the day from Venice Mestre railway station is 3:53 p.m. and the final train of the day from Venice Santa Lucia railway station is 5:40 p.m.

 

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

The length of your journey by train from Venice to Lucca is dependent on which route you choose and the type of train you ride. The three fastest options are the departures from Venice Santa Lucia railway station at 12:26 p.m., 3:26 p.m., or 5:26 p.m. These routes operate a Frecciargento or Frecciarossa high-speed train from Venice to Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station before changing to a Regionale train to finish the journey into Lucca railway station at 4:29 p.m. This puts your total travel time at around 4h. The fastest option from Venice Mestre railway station departs at 2:14 p.m. and operates an Intercity train from Venice to Prato Centrale. From there, you will ride a Regionale train until your arrival at Lucca railway station at 6:29 p.m. after 4h 15min of travel.

 

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Venice to Lucca?

Departure train station: The two departure stations for trains from Venice to Lucca are Venice Mestre railway station and Venice Santa Lucia railway station. Venice Mestre railway station is about 5.3 miles (8.5 km) from the Venice city centre by Liberty Bridge. The ACTV bus service Line 2 and Line H1 operate transportation between the city centre of Piazzale Roma and the station. Venice Santa Lucia railway station is on the island of Venice and attached to the Piazzale Roma. Both stations offer restrooms, shops, restaurants, luggage facilities, and services for travelers with disabilities coordinated through Sala Blu.

 

Arrival train station: The two arrival stations for trains from Venice to Lucca are Lucca: San Pietro a Vico railway station and Lucca railway station. San Pietro a Vico railway station is about 3 miles (4.7 km) northeast of the Lucca city centre, accessible by a 25min bus ride. It is a much smaller building than Lucca railway station. Lucca railway station is under 1 mile (1.4 km) from the city centre. You can walk to the city centre in a few minutes or take the city bus. This station offers restrooms, a shop, a cafe, and a ticket office. Travelers with disabilities can coordinate services upon arrival through Sala Blu.

 

Which train companies travel from Venice to Lucca?

The only train company operating travel from Venice to Lucca is Trenitalia. This is the largest rail company in Italy and operates with the support of the Italian government. Regardless of which route you choose or style of train you ride, you will be traveling with Trenitalia. This includes routes that have a bus connection.

   

Trenitalia trains from Venice to Lucca

You can find yourself aboard a number of different trains on your journey from Venice to Lucca. The fastest trains offered on this route are FRECCE high-speed trains, specifically the Freeciarossa and the Frecciargento. The Frecciarossa can reach speeds up to 225 mph (360 km/h) and the Frecciargento can reach speeds up to 155 mph (250 km/h). These trains are only available for the leg of the journey from Venice to Florence, where you will transfer to a slower regional or intercity train.

   

Train Venice to Lucca: Services on Board

The services on board your train from Venice to Lucca will depend on which train you are riding. If you are on board one of the FRECCE high-speed trains, namely the Frecciarossa and Frecciargento, you can choose from four tiers of service and amenities: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. On the regional or intercity trains, there are no classes and no seat reservations. Trenitalia has the same luggage policy for all train models: Only bring the amount of luggage you are comfortable handling on your own. This rule is in case the luggage racks or storage at the end of each coach is full, and you need to keep your luggage with you. The pet policy allows for small pets in kennels under 28x12x20 in (70x30x50 cm). Large dogs are only allowed if they are muzzled and leashed with the purchase of an additional ticket at 50% off. The bike policy allows for disassembled bikes under 47x32x18 in (120x80x45 cm). Fully assembled bikes are only allowed on certain trains with a bicycle marking on the doors, and require an additional surcharge to bring on board. Sala Blu can help coordinate services for travelers with disabilities throughout your journey, including aboard your train. This includes designated areas for you and your guests, and a bathroom reserved for travelers with disabilities in the same coach.

   

How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to Lucca?

You can find cheap train tickets from Venice to Lucca with filters on the Omio website and following some simple tricks. You can use the filters on Omio to sort routes according to which are the cheapest, or a combination of the cheapest and fastest options. If you have flexibility with your travel, that opens you up to several ways to save money. Explore a variety of dates to determine if certain departures or arrivals are less expensive than others. You will also find that slower trains are typically less expensive, so you can sort by train type on Omio to find routes with regional or intercity trains instead of the more expensive FRECCE high-speed trains. There are some routes from Venice to Lucca that involve a bus connection for a short leg of the journey, which are typically less expensive. If you find a deal that you do not want to let slip away, consider booking in advance to ensure the price does not increase.

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FAQs
What is the distance from Venice to Lucca by train?
The Venice to Lucca train distance is approximately 141 miles (228 km).
How long is the train between Venice and Lucca?
On average the Venice to Lucca train travel time is 17 h 14 min  for the 141 miles (228 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Venice to Lucca, which train station in Venice do I depart from and which train station in Lucca do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Venice to start your journey from including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. In Lucca you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lucca, Lucca, Via Romana / Via della Chiesa and Lucca, Piazzale Giuseppe Verdi / Via Pallone.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre   and arrive in Lucca.

Where is the train station in Venice? Where is the train station in Lucca?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Venezia Mestre, located approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center of Venice. 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 get me from Venice to Lucca?
When taking a train from Venice to Lucca, you can count on Frecciarossa for the best way to get you to Lucca. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Lucca from Venice and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there from Venice to Lucca?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Venice to Lucca. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Venice to Lucca? When is the last train from Venice to Lucca?
The first Venice to Lucca train departs at 1: 34 PM   and the last train from Venice to Lucca leaves at 3: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Venice to Lucca on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your trip to Lucca.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0415298711
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE