Lucca is situated on the highway line that connects Florence to Pisa and Versilia, called “Autostrada A11 Firenze-Mare”. If you find yourself at Florence or Pisa airport, please follow A11 directions. The nearest highway exit to the IMT Campus is Lucca-Est. You can leave your car at the Mazzini underground parking (Via dei Bacchettoni) that is next to the Campus.
The Lucca Train Station is located in Piazzale Ricasoli, near to Porta San Pietro. San Francesco Complex is easily reachable by foot from the Train Station. You can check connections and timetables on the Trenitalia website.
The nearest airport to Lucca is the Galileo Galilei Internation Airport of Pisa.
Pisa Airport – Pisa Centrale Railway Station: the transfer is provided by the Pisa Mover Bus service with a timetable departure of every 10 minutes and a journey time of 5/8 minutes. At the Airport, the stop is located just outside the check-in area. At the Pisa Centrale Railway Station, the stop is located close to platform 14, from which you can easily reach the other platforms and the station’s main entrance.
The CoTaPi taxi company is available at Pisa Airport. A taxi from Pisa Airport to Lucca centre could cost around € 50.00 and would take about 30 minutes.
Trains to Lucca depart from Pisa Centrale Railway Station. Details are available on the Trenitalia website. The journey is around 30 minutes.
Bus travel from Pisa to Lucca is provided by VAI Bus: connections and timetables are available on the website.
The School can also be easily reached from the Amerigo Vespucci International Airport of Florence.
One way to reach Lucca is to take the "tranvia" to the Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, in order to catch a connecting train to Lucca.
From Santa Maria Novella Railway Station the regional trains depart every 30-60 minutes approximately, the journey takes more than one hour and timetables are available on the Trenitalia website.
An alternative way to reach IMT from Florence Airport is by taxi. You can catch a taxi from just outside the airport for an approximate cost of € 100.