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Traveling from Venice to Lucca by train

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

On average, it takes around 4 hours 50 minutes to travel from Venice to Lucca by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 3 hours 51 minutes though. You'll usually find 31 trains per day running along the 229 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 probably be traveling with Trenitalia train to get to Lucca, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Venice to Lucca start from $9.17 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.

Venice to Lucca by train

It takes an average of 4h 50m to travel from Venice to Lucca by train, over a distance of around 142 miles (229 km). There are normally 31 trains per day traveling from Venice to Lucca and tickets for this journey start from $9.17 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 3h 51m


142 miles (229 km)


31 trains per day


1 change


From $9.17

Train and bus operators


Venice to Lucca train times

Check out the next trains departing from Venice to Lucca for Tuesday Mar 28th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:17 13:23 4h 6m, 1 change
09:38 13:29 3h 51m, 1 change
09:53 14:23 4h 30m, 2 changes
10:38 14:29 3h 51m, 1 change
11:17 15:17 4h 0m, 2 changes
11:38 15:29 3h 51m, 1 change
12:38 16:29 3h 51m, 1 change
13:38 17:29 3h 51m, 1 change
14:38 18:29 3h 51m, 1 change
15:17 19:17 4h 0m, 2 changes

Trenitalia trains from Venice to Lucca

You can travel from Venice to Lucca on Trenitalia 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.

Cheap train tickets from Venice to Lucca

The price of train tickets from Venice to Lucca starts at $9.17 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 Venice 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 Venice to Lucca

Want to know more about your journey from Venice 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 Venice to Lucca take?

The average journey time by train between Venice and Lucca is 4 hours and 50 minutes, with around 31 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 Venice and Lucca by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Lucca is 3 hours and 51 minutes.

How much does the train from Venice to Lucca cost?

Train tickets from Venice to Lucca can start from as little as $9.17 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 Venice to Lucca?

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

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

The first train from Venice to Lucca leaves at 05:38. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Venice to Lucca leaves at 22:38. 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 Venice and Lucca by train?

Trains travelling from Venice to Lucca cover a distance of around 142 miles (229 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lucca to Venice.

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