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Traveling from Rapallo to Lucca by train

Looking to travel from Rapallo to Lucca by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 3 hours 1 minute to travel from Rapallo to Lucca by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 50 minutes though. You'll usually find 21 trains per day running along the 117 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Lucca, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with Frecciabianca, Frecciargento or Trenitalia on your way to Lucca, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Rapallo to Lucca start from $14.73 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Lucca by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Rapallo to Lucca by train

It takes an average of 3h 1m to travel from Rapallo to Lucca by train, over a distance of around 73 miles (117 km). There are normally 21 trains per day traveling from Rapallo to Lucca and tickets for this journey start from $14.73 when you book in advance.

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Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

1h 50m


117 miles (73 km)


21 trains per day


1 change


From $14.73

Train and bus operators


Rapallo to Lucca train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rapallo to Lucca for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:21 11:27 2h 6m, 1 change
10:19 12:27 2h 8m, 2 changes
11:10 13:27 2h 17m, 2 changes
12:04 14:27 2h 23m, 1 change
12:19 14:27 2h 8m, 2 changes
13:21 16:17 2h 56m, 2 changes
14:37 16:27 1h 50m, 1 change
15:21 17:58 2h 37m, 1 change
15:21 17:27 2h 6m, 1 change
16:37 18:29 1h 52m, 1 change

Trenitalia, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca and Intercity trains from Rapallo to Lucca

You can travel from Rapallo to Lucca on Trenitalia, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca and Intercity trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Rapallo to Lucca

The price of train tickets from Rapallo to Lucca starts at $14.73 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Rapallo to Lucca by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Rapallo to Lucca

Want to know more about your journey from Rapallo to Lucca? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Rapallo to Lucca take?

The average journey time by train between Rapallo and Lucca is 3 hours and 1 minute, with around 21 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Rapallo and Lucca by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rapallo to Lucca is 1 hour and 50 minutes.

How much does the train from Rapallo to Lucca cost?

Train tickets from Rapallo to Lucca can start from as little as $14.73 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Rapallo to Lucca?

No, there are no direct train services from Rapallo to Lucca. Travelling from Rapallo to Lucca by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Rapallo to Lucca leave?

The first train from Rapallo to Lucca leaves at 00:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Rapallo to Lucca leave?

The last train from Rapallo to Lucca leaves at 23:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Rapallo and Lucca by train?

Trains travelling from Rapallo to Lucca cover a distance of around 73 miles (117 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lucca to Rapallo.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rapallo to Lucca for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/31/2022 for travel on 07/31/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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