There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne 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  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

$97 - $156

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Geneva Rj
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa
  3. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$36 - $60

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Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$99 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Cinque Terre 311.4 miles

$75 - $110

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 47 min

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

$84 - $306

Train, fly to Pisa  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$80 - $340

Train, fly to Florence  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$92 - $331

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$133 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Cinque Terre is 359 km. The road distance is 498.3 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Lausanne to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Corniglia via Milano Centrale and Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 224.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Cinque Terre via Milano Centrale and Levanto in around 7 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Cinque Terre via Geneva, Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Principe FS, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $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
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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

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