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

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

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$89 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Arles to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Savona 404
  3. Take the bus from Savona to La Spezia

$35 - $58

6 alternative options

Train Thello  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$90 - $126

Train via Savona  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Savona Ec
  3. Take the train from Savona to Sestri Levante Reg

$82 - $129

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Arles to Cinque Terre 346.8 miles

$80 - $120

Train, fly to Pisa  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Pisa (PSA) MRS - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$155 - $535

Train, fly to Genoa  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Genoa (GOA) MRS - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

$107 - $501

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$123 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arles to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arles to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Arles to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Corniglia via Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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The distance between Arles and Cinque Terre is 410 km. The road distance is 554.9 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 10 h 4 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Arles to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Arles to Cinque Terre train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Arles station.

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The best way to get from Arles to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 10 h 4 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

What companies run services between Arles, France and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Arles to Cinque Terre via Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, and La Spezia Centrale in around 10 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arles to Cinque Terre via Marseille - St-Charles Bus station, Marseille, Marseille St. Charles, Savona, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, Piazza Caduti, and La Spezia Centrale in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Savona
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
thello.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 Savona to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
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
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Arles to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Savona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Savona to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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