Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Milan to Lerici every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Milan Metro operates a bus from Milan to Lerici hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 20 min. 3 other operators also service this route.
From Milano Centrale train to La Spezia - Stazione FS Via Fiume then bus to Lerici - Venere Azzurra. 3 h 36 min 35€. From via orefici p.za cordusio bus to Milan, Milan, bus to La Spezia, walk to Canaletto, then bus to Lerici. 5 h 56 min 24€. From Milan drive to Lerici. 2 h 24 min 34€.