COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in Italy. Learn More.

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

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 via Rome  •  7h 25m

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

44€ - 171€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Salerno, Salerno to La Spezia, La Spezia N1585

35€ - 44€

9 alternative options

Train  •  8h 21m

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

41€ - 58€

Bus via Santa Maria Capua Vetere  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Salerno to Napoli 5000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to La Spezia

46€ - 73€

Drive  •  6h 39m

  1. Drive from Salerno to Cinque Terre 687.9 km

85€ - 130€

Train to Naples, fly to Genoa, train  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Genoa (GOA) NAP - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso

47€ - 275€

Train to Naples, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 50m

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

62€ - 313€

Train to Naples, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 37m

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

53€ - 357€

Train to Naples, fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8h 58m

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

49€ - 312€

Train to Naples, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 5m

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

62€ - 340€

Train to Rome, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pisa (PSA) FCO - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

88€ - 345€

Salerno → Cinque Terre
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Italy

1m

Mandatory

COVID-19 help in Italy

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Italy.

Explore options for future travel

The COVID-19 helpline number in Cinque Terre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cinque Terre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cinque Terre is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1500.

Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.
We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 Travel Safe information from official sources.
To the best of our knowledge, these details are correct as of the last update: 29 Sep 2020.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salerno to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 31m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Salerno to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 6h 39m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Salerno to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Salerno and arriving at Corniglia via Napoli Centrale, Roma Tiburtina and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

More details

The distance between Salerno and Cinque Terre is 566 km. The road distance is 687.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Salerno to Cinque Terre without a car is to train via Rome which takes 7h 25m and costs 40€ - 180€.

More details

It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Salerno to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

More details

Salerno to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Salerno station.

More details

The best way to get from Salerno to Cinque Terre is to train via Rome which takes 7h 25m and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 31m.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Salerno to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

More details

Map of how to get from Salerno to Cinque Terre.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 566.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 25m

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

You can take a train from Salerno to Cinque Terre via Napoli Centrale, Roma Tiburtina, and La Spezia Centrale in around 7h 25m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Salerno, Salerno to La Spezia, La Spezia twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Naples to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 210€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Flights from Naples to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 270€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Train operators
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 Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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€
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 Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Salerno to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Salerno to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
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 Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
13€ - 18€
Smart Low Cost
10€ - 15€
Smart Flex
23€ - 35€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Salerno to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 12€
Base Standard
21€ - 28€
Base Premium
27€ - 40€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Roma Tiburtina to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
25€ - 35€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 13€
Base Standard
23€ - 30€
Base Premium
29€ - 45€
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 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 Salerno to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salerno, Salerno to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L.
Phone
0973.21016
Email
slasrl@tiscalinet.it
Website
autolineesla.it
Bus from Salerno to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
slasrl.eu
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€
Schedules at
sellitto.com

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Salerno to Cinque Terre is 688 km. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from Salerno to Cinque Terre.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 1024+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details