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There are 6 ways to get from Cannes to La Spezia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Genoa  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

31€ - 54€

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to La Spezia 448

21€ - 48€

4 alternative options

Bus via Genoa  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Cannes Gare SNCF to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria 523
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to La Spezia

51€ - 71€

Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale Ic

36€ - 55€

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Cannes to La Spezia 212.6 miles

40€ - 65€

Fly, train  •  7h 24m

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

106€ - 351€

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to La Spezia is to train via Genoa which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to La Spezia is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Cannes Gare SNCF and arriving at La Spezia via Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between Cannes and La Spezia is 234 km. The road distance is 340.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to La Spezia without a car is to train via Genoa which takes 4h 58m and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Cannes to La Spezia, including transfers.

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Cannes to La Spezia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Cannes Gare SNCF station.

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Cannes to La Spezia train services, operated by Thello, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to La Spezia is to train via Genoa which takes 4h 58m and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus via Genoa, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 6h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 146 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Cannes, France and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Cannes to La Spezia via Genova Piazza Principe in around 4h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to La Spezia via Genova, Piazza della Vittoria and Genoa in around 6h 12m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Nice to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1000€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
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
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 13€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
9€ - 12€
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
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
1st Class
18€ - 28€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Cannes Gare SNCF to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genoa to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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 La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Cannes to La Spezia bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at La Spezia station.

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Cannes to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to La Spezia is 340 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Cannes to La Spezia.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 4070+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at 65€ per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to bus which takes 45m and costs 6€ - 22€.

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