Lucca: how to get there

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Lucca is situated in  Toscana. In Lucca it is possible arriva both by bus and by train.

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Lucca
  • Florence – Lucca

Bus company CTT (Compagnia Toscana Trasporti) offers connection between Florence and Lucca every day. In Lucca the bus stop is in Piazzale Verdi, whilst in Florence – at Santa Maria Novella train station. Average journey time is one hour and 15 minutes.

Timetable (till the 30th of June 2017): Florence – Lucca

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Florence
  • Pisa – Lucca

The bus company CTT (Compagnia Toscana Trasporti) offers connections between Pisa and Lucca. The bus stop in Lucca is in Piazzale Verdi, whilst in Pisa the bus make 4 bus stops: in Pisa airport, via CONTE FAZIO, VIA CRISPI, VIA FERMI, PIAZZA DEI MIRACOLI and near  PORTA A LUCCA. The average journey time is one hour.

Timetable (till the 30th of June 2017): Pisa– Lucca.

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Lucca
  • Viareggio – Lucca

The bus company CTT (Compagnia Toscana Trasporti) offers connection also between Viareggio and Lucca. The bus stop in  Lucca is in Piazzale Verdi, whilst in Viareggio the bus stops in Piazza d’Azeglio. The average journey time is only  45 minutes.

Timetable (till the 30th of June 2017): Viareggio – Lucca. 

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Lucca
  • Il treno

The Lucca train station is situated in Piazza Ricasoli, close to the city walls. With a train it is possible to reach Lucca from different cities in Toscany and from different cities in other Italian regions such as Bologna, Rome, La Speazia.

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Lucca

 

 

 

Versilia how to get there by bus

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Versilia is situated in Toscana. It is well known among turists for its beaches, night bars and vivid clubs. 

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Versilia map

 

It is possible to reach Versilia by bus and by train.

  • Buses

1. Florence – Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Massa, Marina di Carrara

From 1.07.16 to 31.08.16 buses of the bus company CTT make the following stops:

Viareggio 

Lido di Camaiore

Secco

Tonfano

Fiumetto

Forte dei Marmi

Cinquale

Marina di Massa

Marina di Carrara

The average journey time is 3 hours.

You can check the timetable here (summer 2016): Florence-Viareggio-Forte dei Marmi-Marina di Carrara (via A11).

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Viareggio

2. Lucca – Viareggio, F.Marmi, Marina di Massa, Marina di Carrara

Bus company CTT offers bus connections between Lucca and Marina di Carrara, making stops in  Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Carrara, etc.

The journey lasts around one hour and a half.

You can check the timetable and all stops here (winter timetable till 30.06):  Lucca-Viareggio-F.Marmi-Marina di Carrara

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 Forte dei marmi

3. Genoa – Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio

Buses of the bus company STAT TURISMO leave Genoa to Versilia every Saturday from 11.06 to 24.09.16 and leave Versilia every Sunday from 12.06 to 25.09. The average journey time from Genoa to  Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio is two hours.

You can check the timetable here (2016) GENOVA • Viareggio • MONTECATINI Firenze • Roma • FIUGGI 

You can check the prices here: tariffe in formato pdf

The prices will depend on where you get in/get off the bus.

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Marina di massa

4. Modena – Viareggi

The bus company Autolinee Lorenzini  connects Modena and Viareggio from  04.06 to 04.09. 2016. The bus stops in Marina di Carrara, Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi.

You can check the timetable and all stops here Linea estiva giornaliera Modena – Viareggio 2016

5. Parma, La SpeziaViareggio

The bus cmpany Autolinee Lorenzini offers such connection every Saturday from 09.07 to  20.08. 2016. It is necessary to book the tickets in advance. Buses stop in Marina di Carrara, Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, etc.

You can check the timetable and all stops here: Viareggio – Canazei

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Marina di carrara

Pisa Airport – connections

Pisa Airport

Pisa-San Giusto Airport, formerly Galileo Galilei, is the main airport in Tuscany. The airport had its own railway station but now this is closed for renovation. At the moment buses make connections.

Below the Pisa Airport connections via bus.

 

Pisa Airport to Pisa centre

Red Lam

The CPT (Compagnia Pisana Trasporti) connects the Airport to Pisa’s city centre every 10 minutes via Red LAM line. Main stops of the Red LAM Line are: Pisa Central Station, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Riversides (4 stops), Santa Chiara Hospital.
Here pdf timetables: Cpt Red Lam
You can buy tickets (1.20 Euros) from the information office in the air terminal or the automatic ticket machine at the bus terminus.
The bus stop is located just outside the Arrivals area.

Pisa Mover

Pisa Mover will be the new automatic train to connect directly the railway station of Pisa Centrale and Pisa airport San Giusto. Waiting activation of the train (planned for June 2016), buses PisaMover are in use.
From Pisa Central Station you can reach all destinations of the Italian rail network including the Firenze SMN station.
The PisaMover Bus service starts at 6 a.m. and stops at 12 p.m, every day, including Sunday and Bank holidays, for each route (Pisa Airport – Pisa Central Station and Pisa Central Station- Pisa Airport). Ticket price is 1,30€ one way. Fares are subject to change. Train tickets sold by Pisa Airport ticket office  will be charged with a commission fee of  € 1,00 (VAT included).

 

Pisa Airport to Florence (S.M. Novella station)

Sena

Sena bus company (part of Baltour Group) has some national routes passing through Florence (near Firenze SMN train station, bus station Sita in via Santa Caterina da Siena) and Pisa center (fermata in Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio, fermata Sena) or Pisa Airport .
Note: some routes are actually pending.

  • Toscana – Abruzzo
  • Toscana – Campania
  • Toscana – Marche
  • Toscana – Puglia
  • Toscana – Sicily
  • Toscana – Umbria

Download here pdf timetables: National Sena Timetables Toscana 2015
You can buy tickets at Pisa Airport Information Desk or online.

Terravision

It has several daily services towards Florence SMN and Florence Airport. The rate is about 5€. You can buy tickets at Pisa Airport or online.

Autostradale

It has several daily services towards Florence SMN. The rate is about 5€. You can buy tickets at Pisa Airport Information Desk or online.
Here Autostradale Timetables.

 

Pisa Airport to Siena

This every day transfer service is managed by Train S.p.a. (now Tiemme spa) and Autostradale. You can buy tickets at Pisa Airport Information Desk or online. Both Train and Autostradale bus stops are located just outside the Airport Arrivals area.

Train S.p.a. (now Tiemme spa)

145A: SIENA – PISA AEROPORTO
145R: PISA AEROPORTO – SIENA

Autostradale

Autostradale: Pisa Aeroporto – Firenze SMN – Siena

 

 

Pisa Airport – Lucca

“VAI BUS” (CTT Group) by Autolinee F.lli Lazzi connects Pisa Airport to Lucca. Main bus stops are:
Pisa Airport – Pisa’s city centre – S.Giuliano – S.Maria del Giudice or Ripafratta – Lucca (P.le Verdi)
You can buy tickets from the information office in the passenger terminal.

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The bus stop is located just outside the Airport Arrivals area.

 

Pisa Airport – Viareggio / Pietrasanta

“VAI BUS” (CTT Group) by Autolinee F.lli Lazzi connects Pisa Airport to Viareggio and Pietrasanta. Main bus stops are:
Pisa Airport, Pisa Station Fs, Migliarino, Viareggio, Ospedale Versilia, Pietrasanta
You can buy tickets from the information office in the passenger terminal.

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The bus stop is located just outside the Airport Arrivals area.