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There are 9 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 / ...

€26 - €98

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Train, bus  •  9h 26m

  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

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

€26 - €98

Bus  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 503 / ...

€23 - €32

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Rome 444.4 km

€55 - €80

Train to Pisa, fly  •  5h 27m

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

€42 - €275

Train to Florence, fly  •  5h 48m

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

€79 - €290

Train, train to Genoa, fly  •  6h 1m

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

€48 - €191

Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  7h 7m

  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

€52 - €248

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Rome is to bus which costs €23 - €35 and takes 8h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Cinque Terre to Rome is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs €26 - €100.

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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 444.4 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 €26 - €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 €26 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €35 and takes 8h 19m.

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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 once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €95 and the journey takes 3h 1m. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route once a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from La Spezia to Rome Tiburtina Bus station once daily. Tickets cost €21 - €27 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €190
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €150
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
Once 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 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
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
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€25 - €35
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 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
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 Corniglia to Levanto
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €4
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€2 - €4
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
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 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
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
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
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 to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €27
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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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Rome is 444 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Cinque Terre to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Pisa Airport to Rome Airport.

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