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

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Train via Brig  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso Ic

$98 - $167

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Bus  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Fribourg to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan N07 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia 500

$37 - $71

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Train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun 1
  2. Take the train from Thun to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$120 - $180

Train, bus  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey
  2. Take the bus from Vevey to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$91 - $138

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Fribourg to Cinque Terre 330.8 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$103 - $333

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$156 - $411

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$143 - $475

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$151 - $334

Train to Geneva, fly to Nice, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  3. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  4. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale

$122 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fribourg to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 12h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Fribourg to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fribourg to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Fribourg/Freiburg and arriving at Corniglia via Bern, Brig, Milano Centrale and Monterosso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 48m.

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The distance between Fribourg and Cinque Terre is 359 km. The road distance is 529.3 km.

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The best way to get from Fribourg to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Fribourg to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Fribourg to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Fribourg to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 12h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Fribourg to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Monterosso station.

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Map of how to get from Fribourg to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 224.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 48m

What companies run services between Fribourg, Switzerland and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Fribourg to Cinque Terre via Bern, Brig, Milano Centrale, and Monterosso in around 8h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fribourg to Cinque Terre via Zurich, Milan, Milan, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 12h 29m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Thun to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $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
Train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 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
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 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Vevey to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Fribourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Book at
eurolines.ch
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Zürich to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Fribourg to Cinque Terre is 529 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Fribourg to Cinque Terre.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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