There are 6 ways to get from Avignon to Cinque Terre by bus, train, 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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Bus Ouibus, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon City Center to Genoa Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$24 - $39

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Train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv / ...
  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 / ...

$92 - $134

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  11 h 27 min

  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

$81 - $121

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Cinque Terre 349.2 miles

$80 - $130

Train, fly to Pisa  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Pisa (PSA) MRS - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$156 - $548

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  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

$121 - $364

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Cinque Terre is 392 km. The road distance is 558.8 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Avignon to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Corniglia via Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Cinque Terre via Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, and La Spezia Centrale in around 9 h 59 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $38
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
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
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 - $13
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
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 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $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 Avignon City Center to Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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