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There are 2 ways to get from Florence to Cinque Terre by train or car

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  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia

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  1. Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre

Florence to Cinque Terre by train

The train journey time between Florence and Cinque Terre is around 2h 33m and covers a distance of around 162 km. Operated by Trenitalia, the Florence to Cinque Terre train service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Corniglia. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Trains
2h 33m Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Cinque Terre is to train which costs €11 - €23 and takes 2h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 2h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Corniglia. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Florence and Cinque Terre is 129 km. The road distance is 171.8 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs €11 - €23.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia takes 2h 33m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Florence to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Florence to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Corniglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Cinque Terre is 172 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Florence to Cinque Terre.

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There are 534+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 128.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia once a week. Tickets cost €11 - €23 and the journey takes 2h 33m.

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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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