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There are 3 ways to get from Saronno to Cinque Terre by train or car

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Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso Ic / ...

19€ - 77€

Cheapest option

Train via Milano Rogoredo  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Corniglia Re / ...

17€ - 34€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Saronno to Cinque Terre 277.1 km

35€ - 55€

Saronno → Cinque Terre
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The cheapest way to get from Saronno to Cinque Terre is to train via Milano Rogoredo which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Saronno to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saronno to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Saronno and arriving at Corniglia via Cadorna Fn M2, Milano Centrale and Monterosso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Saronno and Cinque Terre is 175 km. The road distance is 277.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saronno to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs 18€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Saronno to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Saronno to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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Saronno to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Monterosso station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saronno to Cinque Terre is 277 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Saronno to Cinque Terre.

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

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Map of how to get from Saronno to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 175.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso every 4 hours. Tickets cost 13€ - 20€ and the journey takes 2h 51m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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 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 Milano Rogoredo to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
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 Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 28€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€

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