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There are 10 ways to get from Split to Cinque Terre by car ferry, 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.

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Car ferry, train  •  19h 2m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Parma Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia Centrale Re

68€ - 156€

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Genoa (GOA) SPU - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia

53€ - 251€

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Car ferry, bus, train  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the bus from ANCONA - Via Grancetta 16 Vicino Casello A14-Ancona Nord to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio
  3. Take the train from Pisa S. Rossore to La Spezia Centrale Re

65€ - 94€

Train  •  23h 12m

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso Ic / ...

112€ - 319€

Bus  •  23h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb 973 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Genoa, Genoa
  3. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to La Spezia, La Spezia 508 / ...

66€ - 90€

Drive  •  10h 35m

  1. Drive from Split to Cinque Terre 1020.3 km

130€ - 200€

Fly to Pisa, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Pisa (PSA) SPU - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

64€ - 296€

Fly to Florence, train  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Florence (FLR) SPU - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia

69€ - 261€

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SPU - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

55€ - 271€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  11h 12m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Bologna (BLQ) SPU - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

71€ - 242€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 490 kn - 700 kn and takes 23h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 480 kn - 2.300 kn and takes 8h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Corniglia via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale and Monterosso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 12m.

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The distance between Split and Cinque Terre is 544 km. The road distance is 1020.3 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Cinque Terre without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 19h 2m and costs 500 kn - 1.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 19h 2m to get from Split to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Split to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 23h 12m and costs 800 kn - 2.400 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 490 kn - 700 kn and takes 23h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Split to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 543.8 km
  • Duration: 19h 2m

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Split to Cinque Terre via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale, and Monterosso in around 23h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Cinque Terre via Zagreb, Genoa, Genoa, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 23h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Flights from Split to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Split to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Flights from Split to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Split to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Split to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Split to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Split to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Split to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Split to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Split to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Split to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Split to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Split to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Split to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Split to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Split to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Split to Bologna via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Split to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Split to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Florence via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Split to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Split to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Split to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Split to Bologna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Train operators
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 Ancona to Parma
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 60€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 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

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 Ancona to Parma
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
35€ - 39€
Train from Parma to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Pisa S. Rossore to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 11€
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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 Ancona to Parma
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Genova Brignole to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
55€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
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
Every 15 minutes
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from ANCONA - Via Grancetta 16 Vicino Casello A14-Ancona Nord to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Baltour
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 Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 24€
Website
Crnja Tours
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Cinque Terre is 1020 km. It takes approximately 10h 35m to drive from Split to Cinque Terre.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3425+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 17 kn - 50 kn.

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