There are 11 ways to get from Madrid 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.

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Fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$57 - $248

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Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Linate (LIN) MAD - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$96 - $323

Fly to Florence, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Florence (FLR) MAD - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$99 - $370

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10 h 2 min

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

$85 - $272

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) MAD - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$70 - $269

Fly to Bologna, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bologna (BLQ) MAD - 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

$86 - $310

Train, bus  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Genoa, Genoa
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$147 - $221

Bus  •  27 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to La Spezia

$115 - $159

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  28 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Genoa
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$163 - $239

Bus ALSA, train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Genova
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia Reg / ...

$126 - $194

Drive  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Cinque Terre 972 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Cinque Terre is 1177 km. The road distance is 1555.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Cinque Terre without a car is to train and bus which takes 18 h 8 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Madrid to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Cinque Terre is 1555 km. It takes approximately 15 h 18 min to drive from Madrid to Cinque Terre.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Madrid 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 Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 735.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Cinque Terre via Nice, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 27 h 23 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
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 Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Genoa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Genova
Ave. Duration
45 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
alsa.com

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