There are 11 ways to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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  •  6 h 9 min

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

$64 - $301

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Fly Barcelona to Genoa, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Genoa (GOA) BCN - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

$49 - $267

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

  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

$57 - $209

Fly Barcelona to Florence, train  •  7 h 52 min

  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

$91 - $313

Fly Barcelona to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 34 min

  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 Levanto

$65 - $246

Fly Barcelona to Bologna, train  •  8 h 55 min

  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

$78 - $303

Bus FlixBus, train  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Genoa, Genoa N758 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$68 - $107

Train, bus  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$114 - $223

Bus ALSA, train  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Genova
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia Reg / ...

$63 - $100

Car ferry, train  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia Reg / ...

$83 - $120

Drive  •  9 h 41 min

  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 50€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 13 h 59 min and costs 55€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Barcelona Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3277+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 429 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

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

There is no direct connection from Barcelona to Cinque Terre. However, you can take the train to Barcelona Airport, take the walk to Barcelona airport, fly to Pisa, take the walk to Pisa Airport, take the train to Pisa Centrale, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, then take the train to Cinque Terre. Alternatively, you can take the train to Girona, take the walk to Girona (Bus station), take the line 607 bus to Vilobí d'Onyar - N-156 - CIM La Selva, take the walk to Girona airport, fly to Pisa, take the walk to Pisa Airport, take the train to Pisa Centrale, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, then take the train to Cinque Terre.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Girona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,400
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
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
11 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Girona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Gerona/Girona to Marsella
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Genova
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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