There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Cinque Terre by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Pisa (PSA) IST - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$116 - $296

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10 h 59 min

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

$99 - $230

6 alternative options

Fly to Bologna, train  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Bologna (BLQ) IST - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$115 - $368

Fly to Rome, train  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Rome (FCO) IST - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale

$134 - $387

Bus  •  34 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to La Spezia

$211 - $307

Bus Florentia Bus, train  •  39 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Florence
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Viareggio
  4. Take the train from Viareggio to La Spezia C.

$112 - $191

Bus Dary Commerce, train  •  40 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Genova Piazza Principe
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante Ic / ...

Drive  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Cinque Terre 1305.4 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs 650 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 39 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 700 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Cinque Terre is 1609 km. The road distance is 2088.6 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Cinque Terre without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 18 min and costs 1.300 ₺ - 1.900 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Istanbul to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Cinque Terre is 2089 km. It takes approximately 20 h 36 min to drive from Istanbul to Cinque Terre.

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Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3277+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 1005.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Cinque Terre via Sofia, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 34 h 18 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Istanbul to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Istanbul to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Istanbul to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Istanbul to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Milan Malpensa via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $240
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Sofia to Florence
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Burgas to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg

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