There are 8 ways to get from Marseille to Cinque Terre by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Savona 404
  2. Take the bus from Savona to La Spezia

$31 - $51

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Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$83 - $109

Bus, train  •  9 h 5 min

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

$71 - $106

Train via Savona  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Saint-Charles to Savona
  2. Take the train from Savona to Sestri Levante Reg / ...

$69 - $98

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Cinque Terre 314.4 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Pisa, train  •  8 h 35 min

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

$137 - $509

Fly to Genoa, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Genoa (GOA) MRS - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

$89 - $474

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 10 min

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

$105 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Saint-Charles and arriving at Corniglia via Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Cinque Terre is 360 km. The road distance is 503 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Cinque Terre without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 26€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Marseille to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Marseille to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Thello, depart from Saint-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Cinque Terre is to bus which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 26€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 8 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 225 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a bus from Marseille to Cinque Terre via Savona, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, Piazza Caduti, and La Spezia Centrale in around 8 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Marseille to Cinque Terre via Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Savona
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
thello.com
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 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
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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 Genova Brignole to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Savona to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Savona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Savona to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Genova
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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