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There are 3 ways to get from Massa to Cinque Terre by 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.

Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Montecatini Centro to Viareggio
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale

2 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Montecatini to Pisa
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Pietrasantina Bus Station to La Spezia Ferry Terminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Massa to Cinque Terre

Massa to Cinque Terre by bus and train

7 Weekly Services
3h 34m Average Duration
€9 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Massa to Cinque Terre is to train which costs €9 - €55 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Massa to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 44m.

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The distance between Massa and Cinque Terre is 86 km. The road distance is 134 km.

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The best way to get from Massa to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €9 - €55.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Massa to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Massa to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €9 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €45 and takes 5h 3m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Massa to Cinque Terre is 134 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Massa to Cinque Terre.

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Map of how to get from Massa to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 85.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Massa, Tuscany, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Massa to Cinque Terre via Via Enrico Toti,, Montecatini Centro, Viareggio, and La Spezia Centrale in around 3h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Massa to Cinque Terre via Montecatini, Pisa, Pisa Pietrasantina Bus Station, La Spezia Ferry Terminal, Via Chiodo, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 5h 3m.

Train operators
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 Montecatini Centro to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
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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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €40
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €29
Base Premium
€27 - €40
Bus operators
Curcio Viaggi
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montecatini to Pisa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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 Montecatini Terme Central Bus Station to Pisa Pietrasantina Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Marino Autolinee
Bus from Pisa Pietrasantina Bus Station to La Spezia Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Marino Autolinee

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