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There are 12 ways to get from Cardiff to Cinque Terre by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 to Bristol, fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Pisa (PSA) BRS - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$107 - $339

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Fly Cardiff to Genoa, train  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Genoa (GOA) CWL - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

$145 - $586

Train to Bristol, fly to Genoa, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Genoa (GOA) BRS - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

$123 - $482

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Pisa, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Pisa (PSA) LHR - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$180 - $506

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Pisa  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Pisa (PSA) LGW - PSA
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$148 - $502

Train to Bristol, fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BRS - BGY
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$128 - $508

Train, bus via Frankfurt  •  29 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

$243 - $497

Train, bus FlixBus  •  31 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante Reg / ...

$166 - $314

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
  5. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante Reg / ...

$146 - $285

Bus  •  40 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Pilsen, CAN
  3. Take the bus from Plzeň to Genova Piazza della Vittoria
  4. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$107 - $166

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Cinque Terre

$408 - $529

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Cinque Terre

$263 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs £80 - £130 and takes 40 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Cinque Terre is to train and fly which costs £80 - £260 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Cinque Terre is 788 miles.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Cinque Terre without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 53 min and costs £180 - £390.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Cardiff to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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KLM, Transavia Holland, BMI Regional and two other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 2835+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 787.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Cinque Terre via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Pilsen, CAN, Plzeň, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 40 h 53 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Verona, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Pisa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
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
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
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 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Plzeň to Genova Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
elines.cz
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Pilsen, CAN
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to Genoa, Piazza Vittoria
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Ferry operators

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