There are 5 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Bologna by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$37 - $65

Cheapest option

Train via Parma  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Parma Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna 26 / ...

$19 - $23

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sestri Levante to Bologna, Bologna 505

$19 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Bologna 150.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Bologna is to bus which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Bologna is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Bologna C.Le via La Spezia Centrale, Pisa C.Le and Firenze S.Maria Novella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Bologna is 136 km. The road distance is 240.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Cinque Terre to Bologna, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Bologna 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 Bologna is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Cinque Terre to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Bologna is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Cinque Terre to Bologna.

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  • Distance: 84.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Bologna via La Spezia Centrale, Pisa Centrale, Pisa C.Le, Firenze Smn, and Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Cinque Terre to Bologna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

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 Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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 Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
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 Sestri Levante to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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