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There are 4 ways to get from Bastia to Cinque Terre by ferry, train, car or bus

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

Ferry, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the ferry from Bastia to Livorno Frbia-Itliv
  2. Take the train from Livorno Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Ic / ...

87€ - 138€

3 alternative options

Ferry, drive  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the ferry from Bastia to Portoferraio
  2. Take the ferry from Portoferraio to Piombino A2 / ...
  3. Drive from Piombino to Cinque Terre

110€ - 135€

Ferry, train via Piombino  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the ferry from Bastia to Piombino Frbia-Itpio
  2. Take the train from Campiglia Marittima to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

90€ - 155€

Ferry, bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the ferry from Bastia to Livorno Frbia-Itliv
  2. Take the bus from Livorno, Livorno to La Spezia, La Spezia N548

90€ - 105€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Cinque Terre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cinque Terre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cinque Terre is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Bastia to Cinque Terre is to ferry and bus which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Bastia to Cinque Terre is to ferry and drive which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 7h 32m.

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The distance between Bastia and Cinque Terre is 159 km.

The best way to get from Bastia to Cinque Terre without a car is to ferry and train which takes 7h 34m and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Bastia to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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There are 1024+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bastia to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 159.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 34m

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

There is no direct connection from Bastia to Cinque Terre. However, you can take the ferry to Livorno, take the walk to Grande 4, take the bus to Stazione Centrale A, take the walk to Livorno Centrale, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, then take the train to Corniglia. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Portoferraio, take the walk to Portoferraio, take the ferry to Piombino, then take the drive to Cinque Terre.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Livorno Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Campiglia Marittima to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Livorno Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Campiglia Marittima to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
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 Livorno Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Livorno, Livorno to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Bastia to Livorno
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Ferry from Bastia to Portoferraio
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 85€
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Ferry from Bastia to Piombino
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
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