There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ic

$73 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 36 min

$24 - $53

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. N307

$43 - $76

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. 338.2 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Zurich to Florence, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. ZRH - FLR

$99 - $404

Fly Geneva to Pisa, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. GVA - PSA

$52 - $299

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 Monterosso in around 9 h 8 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 Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $27
Train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lucerne to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Luzern Hbf to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Switzerland and Cinque Terre is 319 km. The road distance is 541 km.

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre is to bus and train which costs SFr 24 - SFr 55 and takes 10 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which takes 6 h 2 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 300.

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 Monterosso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to get from Switzerland to Cinque Terre, including transfers.