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There are 8 ways to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de 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 - $174

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Bus  •  15h 4m

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

$37 - $49

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Bus, train  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Genoa, Genoa 1922
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$51 - $87

Drive  •  7h 52m

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre 484.6 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Toulouse, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 46m

  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

$105 - $545

Train to Girona, fly to Pisa, train  •  8h 10m

  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

$81 - $230

Train to Toulouse, fly to Nice, train  •  11h 1m

  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 La Spezia Centrale

$106 - $261

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

  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

$143 - $369

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 480€ and takes 7h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Gare de Carcassonne and arriving at Corniglia via Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 5m.

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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 12h 5m and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 12h 5m to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 12h 5m and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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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: 12h 5m

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

You can take a train from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre via Gare de Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, and La Spezia Centrale in around 12h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Cinque Terre via Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 15h 4m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Girona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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 Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
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
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Carcassonne to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $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 Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
11h 40m
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
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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 Carcassonne to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Volotea and Lufthansa offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 2995+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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