There are 8 ways to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre by 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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Train via Levanto  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

$67 - $107

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Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to La Spezia N307

$42 - $76

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$71 - $108

Train via Zug(CH)  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug 5
  2. Take the train from Zug(CH) to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$111 - $187

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Cinque Terre 338.2 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Basel to Pisa, train  •  5 h 42 min

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

$64 - $377

Fly Geneva to Pisa, train  •  5 h 43 min

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

$60 - $298

Fly Zurich to Florence, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$109 - $414

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs SFr 60 - SFr 380 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Cinque Terre is 319 km. The road distance is 541.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Corniglia via Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale and Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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There are 3253+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Switzerland to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Milano C.Le station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 199.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Cinque Terre via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale, and Levanto in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Cinque Terre once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zug(CH) to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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