There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Levanto  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

$116 - $186

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Turin, Torino N405 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to La Spezia

$40 - $54

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Train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$120 - $185

Train, bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$112 - $174

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Cinque Terre 306.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$70 - $278

Fly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$68 - $312

Fly to Florence, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$80 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Corniglia via Milano Centrale and Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Cinque Terre is 363 km. The road distance is 489.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Geneva to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Geneva to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Levanto station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 226.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 17 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Cinque Terre via Milano Centrale and Levanto in around 8 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Cinque Terre via Turin, Torino, Fermata 557 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Fermata 35 - RE UMBERTO, Turin, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, Piazza Caduti, and La Spezia Centrale in around 10 h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Turin to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Martigny to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Cinque Terre is 490 km. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Geneva to Cinque Terre.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 3277+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 15 train which takes 8 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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