There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train via Levanto  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

$112 - $182

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa N504
  2. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$35 - $53

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Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$116 - $181

Train, bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$111 - $179

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Cinque Terre 306.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$68 - $278

Fly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$58 - $304

Fly to Florence, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$70 - $290

Fly to Nice, train  •  10 h 5 min

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

$89 - $200

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Corniglia via Milano Centrale and Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Cinque Terre is 363 km. The road distance is 489.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 8 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 8 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 20 min.

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

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Geneva to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Levanto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Cinque Terre is 490 km. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Geneva to Cinque Terre.

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 226.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Cinque Terre via Milano Centrale and Levanto in around 8 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Cinque Terre via Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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 Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Martigny to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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