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There are 7 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Arles by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 36m

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

77€ - 121€

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Bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Savona
  2. Take the bus from Savona to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 404
  3. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles

29€ - 47€

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Train, bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Genova Brignole Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

76€ - 124€

Night train, train  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the night train from Corniglia to Ventimiglia Reg
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

65€ - 119€

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Arles 349.7 miles

70€ - 110€

Train to Pisa, fly, train  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Marseille (MRS) PSA - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

130€ - 474€

Train to Genoa, fly, train  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Marseille (MRS) GOA - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

80€ - 306€

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Arles is to bus which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Arles is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Arles. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Arles via La Spezia Centrale, Genova Piazza Principe and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 36m.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Arles is 410 km. The road distance is 559.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Arles without a car is to train which takes 9h 36m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 9h 36m to get from Cinque Terre to Arles, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Arles train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Arles is to train which takes 9h 36m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 11h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Pisa Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Cinque Terre to Arles train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arles station.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Arles.
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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 36m

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

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Arles via La Spezia Centrale, Genova Piazza Principe, Marseille-Saint-Charles, and Marseille-St-Charles in around 9h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Arles via La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia, Savona, and Marseille - St-Charles Bus station in around 11h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
270€ - 1000€
Flights from Genoa to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Genoa to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Catania
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
270€ - 1000€
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
350€ - 1000€
Flights from Genoa to Marseille via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1000€
Flights from Genoa to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pisa to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Train operators
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 La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
46m
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 La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 18€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 2 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 La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 13€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
8€ - 10€
Night train from Corniglia to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
9€ - 12€
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
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 Marseille-St-Charles to Arles
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
21€ - 35€
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Genova to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
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 Savona to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Arles is 560 km. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Cinque Terre to Arles.

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Air France, KLM, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Marseille Airport.

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