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There are 5 ways to get from Cannes to La Spezia by train, bus, car or plane

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Thello, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$46 - $62

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Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cannes, Cannes to Savona N508
  2. Take the bus from Savona to La Spezia

$19 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 6 min

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

$44 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to La Spezia 209.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$126 - $379

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to La Spezia is to bus which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to La Spezia is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Cannes, Cannes and arriving at La Spezia via Savona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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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 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Cannes and La Spezia is 234 km. The road distance is 335.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to La Spezia without a car is to Thello and train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 40€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Cannes to La Spezia, including transfers.

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Cannes to La Spezia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cannes, Cannes 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 Thello and train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 40€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 146 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to La Spezia via Savona in around 5 h 38 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
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 22 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 Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
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 Cannes, Cannes to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Savona to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min 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 336 km. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Cannes to La Spezia.

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Vueling Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3109+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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