There are 10 ways to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$121 - $176

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Bus Ouibus  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Genoa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$37 - $51

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Bus Isilines  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to La Spezia

$55 - $76

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre 484.6 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Girona, fly to Pisa, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Pisa (PSA) GRO - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$90 - $239

Train to Toulouse, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TLS - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$97 - $301

Train to Barcelona, fly to Pisa, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Pisa (PSA) BCN - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$126 - $372

Train to Toulouse, fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Pisa (PSA) TLS - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$116 - $556

Train to Toulouse, fly to Nice, train  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nice (NCE) TLS - NCE
  3. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  4. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
  5. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale

$105 - $273

Train to Barcelona, fly to Florence, train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Florence (FLR) BCN - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$153 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 480€ and takes 7 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Corniglia via Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 27 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Cinque Terre is 600 km. The road distance is 775.3 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 12 h 27 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 27 min to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 12 h 27 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Girona Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 375.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre via Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, and La Spezia Centrale in around 12 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre via Genoa, Genova - Via Antonio Gramsci, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 14 h 49 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Girona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 Carcassonne to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Girona
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
Train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
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 Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $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
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
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 Carcassonne to Genoa
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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
Bus from Nice to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Nice
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Cinque Terre is 775 km. It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to drive from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre.

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Ryanair offers flights from Girona Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3277+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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