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There are 5 ways to get from Cannes to Cinque Terre by train, bus or car

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Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale Ic

$47 - $66

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Bus, train  •  8 h

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

$20 - $50

3 alternative options

Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$44 - $77

Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa N719 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$29 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to Cinque Terre 211.3 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs 17€ - 45€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Corniglia via Ventimiglia and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Cannes and Cinque Terre is 226 km. The road distance is 338 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 6 h 50 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Cannes to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Cannes to Cinque Terre train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 6 h 50 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 44 min.

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Cannes to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Cinque Terre is 338 km. It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to drive from Cannes to Cinque Terre.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 141.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Cannes to Cinque Terre via Ventimiglia and La Spezia Centrale in around 6 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Cinque Terre via Nice Airport, Nice, Nice, Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 7 h 44 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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 Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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