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There are 2 ways to get from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre by train or car

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Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Desenzano to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

$97 - $126

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre 177.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Lake Garda and Cinque Terre is 188 km. The road distance is 283.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 80€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Garda to Cinque Terre is 284 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre.

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There are 2835+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 117.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between Lake Garda, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Lake Garda to Cinque Terre via Desenzano, Milano Centrale, and Levanto in around 5 h 58 min.

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 Desenzano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
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
$18 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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