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

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Train  •  4h 7m

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

14€ - 31€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Milan 500

17€ - 24€

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Milan 238.8 km

29€ - 45€

Cinque Terre to Milan by train

The train journey time between Cinque Terre and Milan is around 3h 28m and covers a distance of around 216 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 14m. Operated by Trenitalia and Trenitalia Intercity, the Cinque Terre to Milan train service departs from Corniglia and arrives in Milano Centrale. Typically 57 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 28m
Fastest train time:
3h 14m
Trains per week:
57
Cheapest price:
14€
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:16
Last train departs at:
18:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cinque Terre to Milan train schedules

Cinque Terre → Milan
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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Milan is to train which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Milan is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Milan. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Milano Centrale via Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Milan is 155 km. The road distance is 238.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Milan without a car is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs 14€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Cinque Terre to Milan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Milan is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs 14€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 6h 42m.

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Cinque Terre to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Milan is 239 km. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Cinque Terre to Milan.

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  • Distance: 154.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Levanto to Milano Centrale every 4 hours. Tickets cost 13€ - 19€ and the journey takes 2h 51m. Trenitalia also services this route once a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from La Spezia to Milan 5 times a week. Tickets cost 14€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Train operators
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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€
Bus operators
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 to Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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