There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Cinque Terre by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia 26

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Train via Parma  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia C. La Spezia - Parma / ...

$26 - $46

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$28 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Cinque Terre 151.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Cinque Terre is to drive which takes 2 h 49 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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The distance between Bologna and Cinque Terre is 136 km. The road distance is 242 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Bologna to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Corniglia via Parma and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Bologna to Cinque Terre once daily. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Cinque Terre via Parma, La Spezia C., and La Spezia Centrale in around 4 h 28 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Parma to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it

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