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There are 13 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Cinque Terre by train, plane, car ferry, bus, car or car train

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 to London Gatwick, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Pisa (PSA) LGW - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Pisa, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Pisa (PSA) LHR - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Pisa, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Pisa (PSA) STN - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Florence, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Florence (FLR) LGW - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Genoa (GOA) LGW - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LGW - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LHR - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Train, car ferry  •  23h 55m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Take the train from Valognes to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale Fr
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

Train, bus  •  31h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante Ic / ...

Train, bus via London  •  31h 29m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from North Greenwich- Millenium Way Stop F to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Genoa
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante Ic / ...

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h 32m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Cinque Terre

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 15m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Cinque Terre

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Cinque Terre is to train and bus, which costs £75 - £150 and takes 31h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Cinque Terre is to train and fly which costs £75 - £390 and takes 7h 49m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Cinque Terre is 1124 km.

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Cinque Terre without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 23h 55m and costs £220 - £370.

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It takes approximately 7h 49m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Pisa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 1123.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 49m

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Cinque Terre, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Cinque Terre. However, you can take the train to Clapham Junction, take the train to Gatwick Airport, take the walk to London Gatwick airport, fly to Pisa, take the walk to Pisa Airport, take the train to Pisa Centrale, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, then take the train to Cinque Terre. Alternatively, you can take the train to Woking, take the walk to Woking Railway Station Southside, take the bus to Heathrow Central Bus Station, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Pisa, take the walk to Pisa Airport, take the train to Pisa Centrale, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, then take the train to Cinque Terre.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €800
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €350
Flights from London Gatwick to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €1000
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €470
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa via Billund
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €1400
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €350
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €350
Flights from London Gatwick to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €430
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€60 - €70
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€25 - €35
Anytime Day 1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€35 - €50
Anytime Day 1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€19 - €25
Anytime Day 1st Class
€30 - €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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €10
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€41 - €45
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
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 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
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 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Train from Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Valognes to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €150
1st Class
€140 - €180
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from North Greenwich- Millenium Way Stop F to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €70
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€26 - €35
Car
€45 - €70
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€96
Standard Car - Premium
€153

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