The average journey time by train between Pisa Centrale and Lucca is 31 minutes – that's perfect if you’re planning a day trip from Pisa!
There are about 31 direct trains connecting the two Tuscan cities every day. All of them are regional trains operated by Trenitalia, which may not have the same comforts as their high-speed fleets, but they’re still efficient – and most importantly – cheap. Tickets for regional trains have a fixed price, which means they’re the same, whether you buy them in advance or on the day.
Landing at Pisa Airport and not sure how to get to Lucca from there? Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. From Pisa Airport, simply take the PisaMover, the automated people service that connects the airport with Pisa Centrale (Pisa’s central station), and change onto a regional train bound for Lucca.
Once you get off at Lucca station, you’ll find yourself right in the city centre, just minutes away from the main sights, including St Martin Cathedral. Check out our guide to the 12 best things to do in Lucca for more travel tips.
Ready to book your tickets from Pisa to Lucca? Keep reading for more information, including train times and FAQs.
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.
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 Pisa Centrale to Lucca by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Pisa Centrale and Lucca is 30 minutes, with around 55 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Pisa Centrale to Lucca is 25 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Pisa Centrale to Lucca can start from as little as €3.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Pisa Centrale to Lucca without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from Pisa Centrale to Lucca each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Pisa Centrale to Lucca leaves at 11:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Pisa Centrale to Lucca leaves at 10:42. 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.
Trains travelling from Pisa Centrale to Lucca cover a distance of around 10 miles (17 km) during the journey.