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There are 10 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Tiburtina Fb / ...

31€ - 98€

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Train, bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa S. Rossore Re
  2. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina Baltour

22€ - 36€

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Train via Roma Termini  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Termini Fb / ...

26€ - 98€

Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia, La Spezia to Pisa, Pisa N1585
  2. Take the bus from Pisa, Pisa to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N1588

29€ - 38€

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Rome 447.7 km

55€ - 85€

Train to Pisa, fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

64€ - 275€

Train to Florence, fly  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze Rifredi
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO

84€ - 350€

Train to Genoa, fly  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO) GOA - FCO

68€ - 221€

Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO

79€ - 268€

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Monterosso to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Rome (FCO) LIN - FCO

65€ - 368€

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Rome is to train and bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Rome is to train which costs 30€ - 100€ and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Rome. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Rome is 335 km. The road distance is 447.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Rome without a car is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs 30€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Cinque Terre to Rome, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Rome is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs 30€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Cinque Terre to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Tiburtina station.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Rome.
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  • Distance: 335.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Tiburtina twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 95€ and the journey takes 3h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Rome via La Spezia Centrale, Piazza Caduti, Canaletto, La Spezia, La Spezia, and Pisa, Pisa in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 200€
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Monterosso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 La Spezia Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
25€ - 35€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Monterosso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa S. Rossore
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 11€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Corniglia to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
Train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 23€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
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, La Spezia to Pisa, Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pisa, Pisa to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Baltour

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