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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly Barcelona to Pisa, train  •  6h 17m

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

$53 - $294

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Train to Girona, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Pisa (PSA) GRO - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$46 - $208

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Fly Barcelona to Florence, train  •  7h 51m

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

$80 - $300

Fly Barcelona to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BCN - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$65 - $245

Fly Barcelona to Bologna, train  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bologna (BLQ) BCN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$66 - $293

Fly Barcelona to Milan Bergamo, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BCN - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$59 - $292

Train  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  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 / ...

$141 - $206

Bus  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Genoa, Genoa N728
  2. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$60 - $98

Bus, train  •  17h 17m

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

$64 - $100

Drive  •  9h 41m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cinque Terre 604.7 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 17h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 6h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Corniglia via Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cinque Terre is 686 km. The road distance is 967.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 13h 35m and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 13h 35m and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 16h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 429 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cinque Terre via Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, and La Spezia Centrale in around 13h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Cinque Terre via Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 16h 24m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Girona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,400
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 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 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
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
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.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 Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.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
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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Genova
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cinque Terre is 967 km. It takes approximately 9h 41m to drive from Barcelona to Cinque Terre.

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Vueling Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Barcelona 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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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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