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

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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Fly to Pisa, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Pisa (PSA)
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Fly to Genoa, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Genoa (GOA)
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Fly to Milan Linate, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Valognes to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the ferry from Gare Maritime de Rosslare to Gare Maritime
  3. Take the train from Valognes to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  4. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Train, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare Europort to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao Central Bus Station to Verona Viale Girolamo Cardinale
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Cinque Terre

Ireland to Cinque Terre by train, ferry and taxi

The journey time between Ireland and Cinque Terre is around 38h 6m and covers a distance of around 2048 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 20m. Operated by Irish Rail, Stena Line, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Ireland to Cinque Terre service departs from Pearse and arrives in Corniglia. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
38h 6m Average Duration
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Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cinque Terre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cinque Terre is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cinque Terre is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Ireland from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ireland to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs €35 - €230 and takes 8h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Ireland to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which takes 7h 1m and costs €35 - €280.

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The distance between Ireland and Cinque Terre is 1619 km.

The best way to get from Ireland to Cinque Terre without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 37h 9m and costs €400 - €700.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Ireland to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 435+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Ireland to Dublin Airport is to line 41 bus which takes 14 min and costs €2 - €4.

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Map of how to get from Ireland to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 1619.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 1m

What companies run services between Ireland and Cinque Terre, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Ireland to Cinque Terre. However, you can take the line 41 bus to Zone 15, stop 7347, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Pisa, take the walk to Pisa Airport, take the train to Pisa Centrale, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, then take the train to Cinque Terre. Alternatively, you can take the line 41 bus to Zone 15, stop 7347, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Genoa, take the walk to Genova Sestri Ponen., take the train to Genova Brignole, take the train to Levanto, then take the train to Cinque Terre.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Dublin to Pisa via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Dublin to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Dublin to Pisa via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Dublin to Pisa via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Dublin to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Dublin to Pisa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Dublin to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Dublin to Genoa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Bratislava
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Santander
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€12 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€12 - €160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Dublin to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €650
Train operators
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €10
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€41 - €45
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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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Train from Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €14
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Valognes to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€250 - €460
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Irish Rail
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
TerraVision IT
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Bilbao Central Bus Station to Verona Viale Girolamo Cardinale
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Ferry from Gare Maritime de Rosslare to Gare Maritime
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Stena Line
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Rosslare Europort to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€95 - €120
Car
€300 - €430

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