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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.

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Train  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  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 - $133

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Bus  •  11h 9m

  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

$34 - $58

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Bus, train  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$91 - $144

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Arles to Cinque Terre 346.8 miles

$80 - $120

Train, fly to Pisa  •  8h 51m

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

$144 - $523

Train, fly to Genoa  •  10h 28m

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

$105 - $495

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Rognac
  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 Monterosso

$121 - $344

Train, fly to Bologna  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Rognac
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  4. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  5. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$147 - $422

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arles to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 11h 9m.

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

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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 9h 43m.

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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 9h 43m and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 9h 43m 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 9h 43m and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 11h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Arles to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 43m

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 9h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arles to Cinque Terre via Marseille, Marseille St. Charles, Savona, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 11h 9m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Ajaccio, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Marseille to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Arles to Rognac
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
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
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $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
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $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
1h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Arles to Cinque Terre is 555 km. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Arles to Cinque Terre.

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Air Corsica, Air France, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Pisa Airport.

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

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