There are 4 ways to get from Cinque Terre to French Riviera by train, bus, ferry or night train

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  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Antibes Ec

$41 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Antibes

$22 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Saint Raphaël
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Raphael Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez Gare Routiere
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$65 - $90

Night train, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Corniglia to Ventimiglia Reg
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Antibes Tgv / ...

$32 - $63

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to French Riviera is to bus which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 9 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to French Riviera is to night train and train which costs 27€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and French Riviera is 245 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Cinque Terre to French Riviera, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to French Riviera via La Spezia Centrale, Genova Piazza Principe, Antibes, Gare Routiere, and Gare Routiere in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Cinque Terre to French Riviera 6 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $26 and the journey takes 6 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 Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Antibes
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Antibes
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Saint Raphaël
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
thello.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 Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Night train from Corniglia to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$29 - $34
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Varlib
Phone
0970 830 380
Website
varlib.fr
Bus from Saint-Raphael Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
Varlib
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com

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