Lucca to Messina trains might be a good value for money solution: travelling in Italy by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed Trains leave from Lucca and arrive at Messina Centrale every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Lucca to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 08:31, while the last ride is at 22:49. A Lucca to Messina train cost about 52.4 €. But how long is the train ride from Lucca to Messina? Your journey takes about 12 hours on average.