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There are 11 ways to get from Berlin to Cinque Terre by plane, train, bus, night train 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 to Pisa, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Pisa (PSA) BER - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BER - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Genoa (GOA) BER - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 32m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Milan Linate (LIN) BER - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Fly to Bologna, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Bologna (BLQ) BER - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia

Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BER - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Train  •  16h 48m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB 12
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

Bus  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Milan N95
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Genoa 500 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Genoa to La Spezia 503 / ...

Bus, train  •  27h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Genova
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Sestri Levante Ic / ...

Night train, train  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Zuerich Hb Nj
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso Ic

Drive  •  11h 46m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Cinque Terre 1283 km

Berlin to Cinque Terre by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Cinque Terre is around 16h 48m and covers a distance of around 1470 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 20m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Berlin to Cinque Terre train service departs from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Corniglia. Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

34 Weekly Trains
16h 48m Average Duration
€272 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs €70 - €90 and takes 23h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs €55 - €330 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Corniglia via Basel Sbb, Milano Centrale and Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 48m.

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The distance between Berlin and Cinque Terre is 973 km. The road distance is 1283 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 16h 48m and costs €270 - €440.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Berlin to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Berlin to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 16h 48m and costs €270 - €440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €70 - €90 and takes 23h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Berlin to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Levanto station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 973.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Cinque Terre via Basel Sbb, Milano Centrale, and Levanto in around 16h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Cinque Terre via Milan, Genoa, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 23h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €1000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Genoa via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€26 - €340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pisa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pisa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Bergamo via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Linate via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €10
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Train from Genova Brignole to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €14
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Train from Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Genova Brignole to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €20
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
TerraVision IT
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €45
Website
Itabus
Bus from Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia to La Spezia Giosue Carducci
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Itabus
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Genova
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Cinque Terre is 1283 km. It takes approximately 11h 46m to drive from Berlin to Cinque Terre.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Swiss and six other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Pisa Airport.

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