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There are 4 ways to get from Mantua to Cinque Terre by train, bus or car

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Train via Parma

  1. Take the train from Piadena to Parma
  2. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia Centrale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Mantua to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS to La Spezia Ferry Terminal

Train

  1. Take the train from Peschiera del Garda to La Spezia Centrale

Drive

  1. Drive from Mantua to Cinque Terre

Mantua to Cinque Terre by train

The train journey time between Mantua and Cinque Terre is around 5h 41m and covers a distance of around 202 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 4m. Operated by Trenord and Trenitalia, the Mantua to Cinque Terre train service departs from Mantova and arrives in Corniglia. Typically 68 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

68 Weekly Trains
5h 41m Average Duration
€15 Cheapest Price
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Mantua → Cinque Terre
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cinque Terre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cinque Terre is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cinque Terre is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Mantua to Cinque Terre is to train via Parma, which costs €14 - €28 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Mantua to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mantua to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Mantova and arriving at Corniglia via Piadena, Parma and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 41m.

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The distance between Mantua and Cinque Terre is 144 km. The road distance is 203.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mantua to Cinque Terre without a car is to train via Parma which takes 5h 41m and costs €14 - €28.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Mantua to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Mantua to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Piadena station.

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The best way to get from Mantua to Cinque Terre is to train via Parma which takes 5h 41m and costs €14 - €28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 6h 3m.

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Mantua to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mantua to Cinque Terre is 204 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Mantua to Cinque Terre.

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  • Distance: 143.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Mantua, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Mantua to Cinque Terre via Piadena, Parma, and La Spezia Centrale in around 5h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mantua to Cinque Terre via Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS, La Spezia Ferry Terminal, Via Chiodo, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 6h 3m.

Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Piadena to Parma
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Trenord
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 Parma to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Peschiera del Garda to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mantua to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS to La Spezia Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Marino Autolinee

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