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There are 5 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Pienza 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 Empoli  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Empoli Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Empoli to Siena Firenze - Empoli - Siena / ...

$20 - $45

4 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Grosseto Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to Buonconvento Siena - Grosseto / ...

$38 - $66

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Siena 513 / ...

$21 - $38

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia - Sarzana to Siena Station

$40 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Pienza 182.5 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Pienza is to bus which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Pienza is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Pienza is 196 km. The road distance is 292 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Pienza without a car is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 17€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Cinque Terre to Pienza, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Pienza is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 17€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Pienza is 292 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Cinque Terre to Pienza.

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There are 1782+ hotels available in Pienza. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Pienza.
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  • Distance: 122.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Pienza via Empoli, Siena, and Buonconvento in around 6 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Cinque Terre to Pienza 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
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 Corniglia to Empoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Empoli to Siena
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Grosseto to Buonconvento
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
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 Grosseto
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia to Siena
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee

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