There are 6 ways to get from Interlaken 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 11 min

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

$78 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus via Genoa  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Genoa
  3. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$33 - $53

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$80 - $141

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Cavi 27

$46 - $76

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Cinque Terre 350.7 miles

$80 - $130

Train, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pisa (PSA) BSL - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$116 - $473

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs SFr 80 - SFr 130 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Cinque Terre is 320 km. The road distance is 561.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to get from Interlaken to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Corniglia via Spiez, Brig, Milano Centrale and Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Cinque Terre via Spiez, Brig, Milano Centrale, and Levanto in around 8 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Cinque Terre via Milan, Milan, Milan, Genoa, Genova - Principe FS, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Intercity
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
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Cavi
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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