Duration 3h 46m
Distance 332.3 km
Average price 60€
Possible routes 5 found

Lugano to Cinque Terre

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Lugano to Cinque Terre by train, bus and car. We recommend taking the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale and then taking the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso, which takes around 5h 25m.
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Train via Monterosso

  1. Lugano
  2. Milano Centrale
  3. Cinque Terre
5h 25m
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38€ - 90€
Alternative routes

Train

  1. Lugano
  2. Milano Centrale
  3. Cinque Terre
6h 20m
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41€ - 76€

Bus

  1. Lugano - P&R Fornaci
  2. Genova
  3. Cinque Terre
6h 23m
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57€ - 75€

Bus, train

  1. Lugano
  2. Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea
  3. Cinque Terre
6h 25m
Cheapest
16€ - 155€

Drive

  1. Lugano
  2. Cinque Terre
Fastest
3h 46m
45€ - 65€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Lugano to Cinque Terre? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs SFr 18 - SFr 180 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Corniglia via Milano Centrale and Monterosso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Lugano and Cinque Terre is 218 km. The road distance is 332.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Cinque Terre without a car is to train via Monterosso which takes 5h 25m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Lugano to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lugano to Cinque Terre is to train via Monterosso which takes 5h 25m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 85 and takes 6h 23m.

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Lugano to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Monterosso station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Cinque Terre is 332 km. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Lugano to Cinque Terre.

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There are 3878+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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How to travel from Lugano to Cinque Terre

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Headlining the Liguria region in northern Italy, La Spezia is best known for its connectivity to the Cinque Terre region. Equipped with a train station and parking facilities,the port town is commonly used as a mid-point for those wanting to explore the beaches in the surrounding areas. Museums and churches are draw cards, along with La Spezia’s exceptional beaches, steep cliffs and beautiful scenery. It’s not all sleepy village vibes, though; lively bars and authentic restaurants serving delicious food pepper the coastline.

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