There are 5 ways to get from Padua 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  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Fa / ...

$48 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Padua, Padova to La Spezia 505

$24 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Padua, Padova to Bologna, Bologna N440 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia 26

$28 - $33

Train via Parma  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia C. Reg

$38 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Padua to Cinque Terre 220.4 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Padua to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Padua to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Padua and Cinque Terre is 223 km. The road distance is 352.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Padua to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Padua to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Padova and arriving at Corniglia via Firenze Smn, Pisa Centrale and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Padua to Cinque Terre via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Firenze Smn, Pisa C.Le, Pisa Centrale, and La Spezia Centrale in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Padua to Cinque Terre via Bologna, Bologna, Bologna, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, Piazza Caduti, and La Spezia Centrale in around 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
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 Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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
Train from Padova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
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 Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Parma to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
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 Padua, Padova to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Padua, Padova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it

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