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.

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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 - $57

2 alternative options

Bus, carferry  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Pisa
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Centrale to Cecina Bus
  3. Take the bus from Cecina to Piombino
  4. Take the carferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

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 distance between Cinque Terre and Elba is 156 km.

The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Elba without a car is to train and ferry which takes 5 h 36 min and costs .

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

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There are 1126+ hotels available in Elba. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Elba.
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  • Distance: 97.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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, Cecina, and Piombino in around 8 h 20 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 Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
lirosilinee.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
Bus from Pisa Centrale to Cecina
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Cecina to Piombino
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ferry operators
Toremar Toscana Regionale Marittima Spa
Corsica Ferries

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