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There are 9 ways to get from France to Cinque Terre by plane, train, bus, night train 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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Fly Nice to Monaco, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Monaco (MCM) NCE - MCM
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale

$204 - $423

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Fly Paris CDG to Genoa, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Genoa (GOA) CDG - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso

$69 - $311

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Fly Paris Orly to Pisa, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Pisa (PSA) ORY - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$69 - $301

Fly Lyon to Bologna, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$117 - $405

Train  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$164 - $204

Bus, train  •  20h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Genoa, Genoa N719
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$73 - $126

Bus  •  20h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Parma
  2. Take the bus from Parma to La Spezia 505

$100 - $180

Night train, train  •  16h 39m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$116 - $186

Drive  •  10h 19m

  1. Drive from Paris to Cinque Terre 639.4 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from France to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 20h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between France and Cinque Terre is 670 km. The road distance is 1023.1 km.

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The best way to get from France to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 11h 25m and costs 140€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from France to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The best way to get from France to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 11h 25m and costs 140€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 160€ and takes 20h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Monaco Airport is the direct flight which takes 6m.

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Cinque Terre is 1023 km. It takes approximately 10h 19m to drive from France to Cinque Terre.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Nice Airport to Monaco Airport.

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There are 2927+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from France to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 418.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 23m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Cinque Terre via Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Lingotto, and La Spezia Centrale in around 11h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Cinque Terre via Gallieni, Paris Gallieni, Parma, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 20h 39m.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nice to Monaco
Ave. Duration
6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Parma to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Parma
Ave. Duration
15h 31m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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