There are 4 ways to get from Sanremo 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 Trenitalia Intercity  •  3 h 46 min

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

$29 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to La Spezia

$17 - $23

2 alternative options

Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Sanremo to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$26 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Cinque Terre 158.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sanremo to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sanremo to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Corniglia via La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Sanremo and Cinque Terre is 159 km. The road distance is 253.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 24€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Sanremo to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 24€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Sanremo to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 99.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Sanremo to Cinque Terre once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Sanremo to Cinque Terre 3 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
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 Sanremo to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Sanremo to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Sanremo to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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