There are 9 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Croatia by train, bus, shuttle, 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, bus via Venice  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the bus from Venice Mestre Hotel Plaza to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja 705
  4. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...

546 kn - 1.188 kn

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Bus  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia, La Spezia to Milan, Milan 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Lampugnano to Zagreb 26 / ...

361 kn - 620 kn

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Train  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...

856 kn - 1.578 kn

Train, bus  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb

580 kn - 883 kn

Bus, shuttle, train  •  19h 13m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia - Sarzana to Bologna Centrale Station
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Rijeka
  3. Take the train from Rijeka to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Re

569 kn - 4.515 kn

Drive  •  7h 29m

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Zagreb 751.1 km

750 kn - 1.200 kn

Train to Pisa, fly to Split  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Split (SPU) PSA - SPU

927 kn - 2.566 kn

Train to Genoa, fly to Zagreb  •  8h 51m

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

979 kn - 2.753 kn

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste, bus  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  3. Take the bus from Trieste, Trieste to Rijeka

450 kn - 2.294 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Croatia is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Croatia is to drive which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via Firenze S.M.N., Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Croatia is 597 km. The road distance is 751.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Croatia without a car is to train and bus via Venice which takes 12h 36m and costs 70€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 12h 36m to get from Cinque Terre to Croatia, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Croatia train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Corniglia station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Croatia is to train which takes 14h 7m and costs 110€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 16h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Pisa Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 597.1 km
  • Duration: 12h 36m

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

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Zagreb via Firenze S.M.N., Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 14h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Zagreb via La Spezia Centrale, Piazza Caduti, Canaletto, La Spezia, La Spezia, and Milano - Lampugnano in around 16h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Genoa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Genoa to Zagreb via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Genoa to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Genoa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.800 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
270 kn - 1.900 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
350 kn - 1.600 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome, Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.000 kn
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome, Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
410 kn - 1.900 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.000 kn
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.600 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome, Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.000 kn
Train operators
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 Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
85 kn - 170 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
150 kn - 170 kn
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 kn - 85 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
75 kn - 85 kn
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 kn - 75 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
65 kn - 75 kn
Train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 210 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
190 kn - 210 kn
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
150 kn - 210 kn
Base Standard
300 kn - 410 kn
Base Premium
370 kn - 550 kn
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 320 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
75 kn - 110 kn
Base Standard
180 kn - 240 kn
Base Premium
220 kn - 320 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Vanezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 250 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
320 kn - 430 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
320 kn - 430 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 kn - 180 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
50 kn - 65 kn
Base 2nd Class
90 kn - 110 kn
Base 1st Class
150 kn - 180 kn
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 kn - 170 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
45 kn - 60 kn
Base 2nd Class
85 kn - 110 kn
Base 1st Class
150 kn - 170 kn
Train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 290 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
75 kn - 95 kn
Base 2nd Class
170 kn - 210 kn
Base 1st Class
260 kn - 290 kn
Bus operators
TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Venice Mestre Hotel Plaza to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
TripstAir
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Mestre to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 220 kn
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Milano - Lampugnano to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
240 kn - 350 kn
Website
Eurolines FR
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
490 kn - 700 kn
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Firenze to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia, La Spezia to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
230 kn - 290 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste, Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from La Spezia - Sarzana to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.

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Cinque Terre to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Croatia is 751 km. It takes approximately 7h 29m to drive from Cinque Terre to Croatia.

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Croatia Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and six other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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