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There are 5 ways to get from Alba to Cinque Terre by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train Trenitalia Frecce  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Alba - Stazione Fs to Asti - P.Zza Medaglie D'oro / Movicentro 45F
  2. Take the train from Asti to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$33 - $47

Cheapest option

Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Asti to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante Reg / ...

$16 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Alba - Stazione Fs to Asti - P.Zza Medaglie D'oro / Movicentro 45F
  2. Take the train from Asti to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$17 - $35

Bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Carmagnola to La Spezia

$24 - $29

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Alba to Cinque Terre 156.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Alba to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Alba to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h.

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The distance between Alba and Cinque Terre is 148 km. The road distance is 250.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alba to Cinque Terre without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 50m and costs 28€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Alba to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alba to Cinque Terre is to bus which takes 6h 9m and costs 20€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 13€ - 35€ and takes 6h 22m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alba to Cinque Terre is 251 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Alba to Cinque Terre.

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There are 2927+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alba to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 92.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Alba, Piemonte, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Alba to Cinque Terre once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alba to Cinque Terre via Asti - P.Zza Medaglie D'oro / Movicentro, Asti, Genova Piazza Principe, and Sestri Levante in around 6h 22m.

Train operators
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 Asti to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $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 Asti to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Bus Company S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0175.478.811
Email
buscompany@buscompany.it
Website
buscompany.it
Bus from Alba - Stazione Fs to Asti - P.Zza Medaglie D'oro / Movicentro
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
Bus Company S.r.l.
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Carmagnola to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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