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There are 11 ways to get from Naples to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Rome  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Tiburtina Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

40€ - 135€

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Bus via Rome  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 542 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to La Spezia, La Spezia 500 / ...

36€ - 47€

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Train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Ic

38€ - 54€

Bus  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to La Spezia

44€ - 66€

Drive  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Naples to Cinque Terre 649.4 km

85€ - 130€

Fly to Genoa, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Genoa (GOA) NAP - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia

41€ - 300€

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6h 53m

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

72€ - 285€

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Linate (LIN) NAP - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

48€ - 329€

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) NAP - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

48€ - 310€

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) NAP - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

46€ - 384€

Fly to Turin, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Turin (TRN) NAP - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale

49€ - 231€

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Cinque Terre is to bus via Rome which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 300€ and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Naples to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Corniglia via Napoli Afragola, Roma Tiburtina and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Naples and Cinque Terre is 521 km. The road distance is 649.4 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Cinque Terre without a car is to train via Rome which takes 6h 53m and costs 40€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Naples to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Naples to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Napoli Afragola station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Cinque Terre is to train via Rome which takes 6h 53m and costs 40€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus via Rome, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Naples 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 Naples to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 521.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 53m

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

You can take a train from Naples to Cinque Terre via Napoli Afragola, Roma Tiburtina, and La Spezia Centrale in around 6h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naples to Cinque Terre via Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 11h 59m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Naples to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 210€
Flights from Naples to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
210€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Flights from Naples to Genoa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Flights from Naples to Turin via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from Naples to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 250€
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 290€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Train operators
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 Napoli Afragola to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
20€ - 28€
Base Premium
24€ - 35€
Train from Roma Tiburtina to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
25€ - 35€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 24€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
8€ - 12€
Smart Low Cost
8€ - 13€
Smart Flex
17€ - 24€
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 Napoli Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
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
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 28€
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 Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sellitto
Phone
+39 0824 46304
Email
info@sellitto.com
Website
sellitto.com
Bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Cinque Terre is 649 km. It takes approximately 6h 18m to drive from Naples to Cinque Terre.

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Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Naples Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 3425+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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