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There are 13 ways to get from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre by train, plane, car, car train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Pisa, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Pisa (PSA) AMS - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

71€ - 303€

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Pisa (PSA) EIN - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

52€ - 299€

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Fly Rotterdam to Pisa, train  •  6h 7m

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

73€ - 394€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Genoa, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Genoa (GOA) AMS - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

88€ - 338€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Florence, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Florence (FLR) AMS - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

78€ - 297€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

66€ - 283€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Bologna, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ) AMS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
  4. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia C.

95€ - 368€

Train via Paris  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. Tgv
  3. Take the train from Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere to Torino Porta Nuova Sfm / ...
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

251€ - 314€

Train  •  18h 6m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Corniglia Reg

185€ - 319€

Drive, car train  •  19h 38m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Cinque Terre

120€ - 228€

Train, bus  •  22h 50m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Blaak to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante Ic / ...

82€ - 158€

Bus  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Milano - Lampugnano 890 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia 500

123€ - 178€

Drive  •  12h 58m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre 832.6 miles

170€ - 260€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 300€ and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 400€ and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Corniglia via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere, Torino Porta Nuova and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Cinque Terre is 950 km. The road distance is 1332.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre without a car is to train via Paris which takes 14h 50m and costs 250€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre is to train via Paris which takes 14h 50m and costs 250€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 23h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 593.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere, Torino Porta Nuova, and La Spezia Centrale in around 14h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre via Milan, Milan, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 23h 40m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 950€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1000€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 950€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370€ - 800€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Flights from Rotterdam to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 750€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 460€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Rotterdam Blaak to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
17€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
100€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 200€
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
9€ - 12€
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
8€ - 10€
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 29€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Parma to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
14€ - 17€
Train from Oulx Cesana Claviere Sestriere to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
9€ - 12€
Train from Milano Centrale to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
6€ - 8€
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 18€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
110€ - 120€
1st Class
140€ - 210€
Deutsche Bahn

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 Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
trenitalia.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 95€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Cinque Terre is 1332 km. It takes approximately 12h 58m to drive from Rotterdam to Cinque Terre.

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Air Dolomiti, KLM, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 4029+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at 65€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rotterdam Airport is to line 33 bus which takes 20m and costs 2€.

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