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

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Train  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze S.M.N. Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia Re

89€ - 172€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Udine, Udine 944
  2. Take the bus from Udine, Udine to Bologna, Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to La Spezia, La Spezia 448

39€ - 60€

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bressanone Brixen Rjx
  2. Take the bus from Bolzano - Via Bruno to Sestri Levante

Night train, train  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Milano Lambrate Nj
  2. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Corniglia Re

68€ - 98€

Drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Cinque Terre 719.8 km

90€ - 140€

Train, fly to Pisa  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Pisa (PSA) MUC - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

113€ - 364€

Train, fly to Genoa  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Genoa (GOA) MUC - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso

113€ - 376€

Train, fly to Florence  •  9h 7m

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

103€ - 289€

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MUC - MXP
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

103€ - 321€

Train, fly to Bologna  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bologna (BLQ) MUC - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia

115€ - 403€

Train, fly to Turin  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Turin (TRN) MUC - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale

115€ - 330€

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 14h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Corniglia via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova and Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 27m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Cinque Terre is 483 km. The road distance is 719.8 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 12h 27m and costs 85€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 12h 27m to get from Salzburg to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 12h 27m and costs 85€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 14h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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  • Distance: 483.1 km
  • Duration: 12h 27m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Cinque Terre via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova, and Firenze S.M.N. in around 12h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Cinque Terre via Udine, Udine, Bologna, Bologna, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 14h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 410€
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bressanone Brixen
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 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 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 Torino Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
16€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
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 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 23€
Train from Milano Lambrate to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 28€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Nightjet
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 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 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 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 Torino Porta Nuova to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Bolzano - Via Bruno to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
gruppostat.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Udine, Udine
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine, Udine to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Udine, Autostaz. Viale Europa Unita to Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
RegioJet

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