There are 7 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

29€ - 92€

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Bus, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna Genoa - Piazza Vittoria > La Spezia > Bologna / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

23€ - 74€

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Bus  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia, La Spezia to Bologna, Bologna 448
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Padua N440 / ...

28€ - 39€

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Venice 389.5 km

50€ - 80€

Train to Genoa, fly  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Venice (VCE) GOA - VCE

88€ - 315€

Train to Pisa, fly  •  7h 26m

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

83€ - 331€

Train to Florence, fly  •  8h 14m

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

113€ - 376€

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Venice is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Venice is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Venice. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Venice is 253 km. The road distance is 389.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Venice without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs 29€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Cinque Terre to Venice, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Corniglia station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Venice is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs 29€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from Genoa Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Cinque Terre to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Venice.
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  • Distance: 253.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Venice via Firenze S.M.N. in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Venice via La Spezia Centrale, Piazza Caduti, Canaletto, La Spezia, La Spezia, Bologna, Bologna, and Padua in around 8h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 950€
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 950€
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 700€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1400€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 950€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 700€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 340€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 2000€
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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 23€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
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Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Corniglia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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€
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 Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
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 Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
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 Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Padua
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Venice is 390 km. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Cinque Terre to Venice.

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Ryanair, British Airways, Air Dolomiti and four other airlines offer flights from Genoa Airport to Venice Airport.

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