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There are 4 ways to get from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre by train or car

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Train via La Spezia Centrale  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

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Train via Sestri Levante  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Corniglia 3265 / ...

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Corniglia Re

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre 111 km

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The cheapest way to get from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre is to train which costs €6 - €12 and takes 2h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre is to drive which takes 1h 31m and costs €18 - €27.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova P.Za Principe and arriving at Corniglia. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Genova Piazza Principe Station and Cinque Terre is 71 km. The road distance is 111 km.

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The best way to get from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre without a car is to train via La Spezia Centrale which takes 1h 40m and costs €8 - €160.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Genova P.Za Principe station.

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Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre.

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There are 3892+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at €45 per night.

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Map of how to get from Genova Piazza Principe Station to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 71 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Genova Piazza Principe Station, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale every 4 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €45 and the journey takes 1h 4m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€10 - €15
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€6 - €8
Train from Sestri Levante to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€5 - €6
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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Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €150
Seating Carriage
€22 - €45
Couchette Carriage
€75 - €95

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