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Livorno transport to drop off in Lucca and pick up in Pisa


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I am looking for a way to book a transport for 9 people (yes, 8 would be better for a minibus but we have 9) from Livorno cruise port to Lucca. We could just be dropped off there in Lucca. We plan to spend a good part of a day there and then we could just take a public bus to Pisa. The we would want to be picked up in Pisa and taken back to the cruise terminal in Livorno.


Anyone done such a thing?


The all-day tours seem too expensive since we really just need transportation. The train would be fine except it seems like a pain getting from the cruise terminal to the train station - a lot of wasted time.


I am also considering renting two cars or a minibus but I have been to Pisa before and I know it is a pain in the car and you can easily land somewhere that you can't drive through or park. Trying to make this easy...


Thanks for any advice!

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If you are on NCL they have a shuttle to the train station and you could travel to Lucca by train, time to wander around the walls catch a train back to Pisa and get off the last stop but one which is by the Tower, explore a bit and then walk back to the main station to go to Livorno and pick up the shuttle. It is a doable day.  


If if you cannot get a shuttle to the station maybe you can get a couple of taxis.  I am sure they would also consider taking you all the way to Lucca - according to Rome to Rio it would be about 30 mins and cost around 100 euro - divided between four seems a bargain.  I am not sure if you could get a taxi for five though.  Once you are at Lucca public trains back would be easy enough.

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That is a tough request :).  You would need to get a driver with a large mini-bus and want him/her twice in one day.  You would probably have a better shot if you simply hired a mini-bus for the day...although that is going to be expensive.    But I do have another suggestion if you have somebody in your party willing to drive a 9 passenger mini-bus.   Sifracar (Sifracar.com) who is a very reputable local rental car agency (they used to be the Hertz franchisee) does show that they rent a 9 passenger mini-bus (they apparently have an Opel and a Renault in their inventory).  Since those vehicles only hold 9 one of your party would have to be the driver.   Sifracar has always (in the past) had access to the port and would deliver vehicles right to the pier.



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