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There are 9 ways to get from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Nürnberg Hbf to Bologna N452
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS to La Spezia Ferry Terminal Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS - Cuneo Corso Monviso

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Bus, train  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Como San Giovanni Train Station
  2. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso Ic

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Train  •  14h 56m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf 25 / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Kufstein Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Kufstein to Bolzano Bozen Rjx
  4. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia Re

Train, night train  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf 25 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Levanto Nj

Drive  •  8h 25m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre 868.2 km

Fly Nuremberg to Pisa, train  •  7h 27m

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

Fly Nuremberg to Bologna, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Bologna (BLQ) NUE - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia

Train to Munich, fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Genoa (GOA) MUC - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

Train to Munich, fly to Florence, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia

Nuremberg to Cinque Terre by bus and train

The journey time between Nuremberg and Cinque Terre is around 14h 51m and covers a distance of around 1027 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 35m. Operated by RegioJet, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenord and others, the Nuremberg to Cinque Terre service departs from Nuremberg Central Bus Station and arrives in Corniglia. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Services
14h 51m Average Duration
€40 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs €35 - €60 and takes 14h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which takes 7h 27m and costs €50 - €230.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Corniglia via Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10, Kufstein, Bolzano Bozen and Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 56m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Cinque Terre is 602 km. The road distance is 868.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre without a car is to bus which takes 14h 18m and costs €55 - €75.

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It takes approximately 14h 18m to get from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre is to bus which takes 14h 18m and costs €55 - €75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €110 - €250 and takes 14h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Nuremberg Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Nuremberg to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Corniglia station.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 601.9 km
  • Duration: 14h 18m

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a bus from Nuremberg 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 14h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre via Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10, Kufstein, Bolzano Bozen, and Firenze S.M.N. in around 14h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €950
Flights from Nuremberg to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Munich to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Nuremberg to Pisa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Nuremberg to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Nuremberg to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €750
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
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 Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Railjet
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 Bolzano Bozen to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Bolzano to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€25 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€22 - €35
Smart Flex
€45 - €65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €10
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
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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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 Nürnberg Hbf to Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Como San Giovanni Train Station
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Cinque Terre is 868 km. It takes approximately 8h 25m to drive from Nuremberg to Cinque Terre.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Ryanair offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 431+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs €2 - €4.

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