There are 9 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 4 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

$77 - $156

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Bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia 500

$36 - $60

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Train  •  8 h 17 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 / ...

$81 - $155

Train, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brig to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$87 - $161

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Cinque Terre 350.7 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Basel, fly to Pisa, train  •  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 C.Le to La Spezia C.

$109 - $464

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$132 - $398

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  4. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$166 - $442

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  4. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  5. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$154 - $505

Questions & Answers

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 4 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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The best way to get from Interlaken to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Interlaken to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Cinque Terre is 561 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Interlaken to Cinque Terre.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Pisa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 199.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

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 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Cinque Terre via Milan, Milan, La Spezia, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 10 h 27 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
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
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 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
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
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
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
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Brig to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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 Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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