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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale Fa / ...

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Bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to La Spezia Chiosco Palme Viale Italia MarinoBus 378

Bus via La Spezia  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to La Spezia N1508 / ...

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Rome to Cinque Terre 447.3 km

Fly to Genoa, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Genoa (GOA) FCO - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

Fly to Florence, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Florence (FLR) FCO - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cinque Terre is to bus via La Spezia which costs €35 - €55 and takes 7h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Rome to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs €26 - €100.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Corniglia via La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Rome and Cinque Terre is 335 km. The road distance is 447.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs €26 - €100.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Rome to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Rome to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs €26 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Rome 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 Rome to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 335.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale every 4 hours. Tickets cost €30 - €95 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to La Spezia Chiosco Palme Viale Italia once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€25 - €35
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €10
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€9 - €10
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €23
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€20 - €23
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
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to La Spezia Chiosco Palme Viale Italia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
https://marinobus.it/en/
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.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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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Cinque Terre is 447 km. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Rome to Cinque Terre.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 3834+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at €61 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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