There are 3 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Elba by train, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Campiglia Marittima Fb / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$41 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus, train, car ferry  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Pisa
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$40 - $126

1 alternative option

Drive, ferry  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Piombino
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$46 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Elba is to train and ferry which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Elba is to drive and ferry which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Elba is 156 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Cinque Terre to Elba, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Elba, Tuscany, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Cinque Terre to Portoferraio. However, you can take the train to La Spezia Centrale, take the train to Campiglia Marittima, take the walk to Campiglia Stazione, take the bus to Porto Biglietterie Nord, take the walk to Piombino, then take the ferry to Portoferraio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cinque Terre to Portoferraio via La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia, Pisa, Pisa Centrale, Campiglia Marittima, Campiglia Stazione, Porto Biglietterie Nord, and Piombino in around 6 h 34 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
0966 57552
Bus from La Spezia to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
Ferry operators
Toremar Toscana Regionale Marittima Spa
Corsica Ferries

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