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There are 5 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen by train, bus 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 via Levanto  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Eurocity / ...

$117 - $154

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Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Milan, Milan 500
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$37 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Thun Eurocity / ...

$93 - $158

Train, bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Luzern - Inseli
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$107 - $161

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen 345.2 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Lauterbrunnen via Levanto, Milano Centrale, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Lauterbrunnen is 309 km. The road distance is 552.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 54 min and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Levanto station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen is to train which takes 8 h 54 min and costs 100€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen is 552 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen.
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  • Distance: 193.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen via Levanto, Milano Centrale, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 8 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Lauterbrunnen via La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia - Stazione FS, La Spezia, Milan, Milan, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 12 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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 Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$77 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$77 - $80
First
$126 - $129
Train from Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Luzern - Inseli
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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