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There are 4 ways to get from Toulon to Cinque Terre by train, bus or car

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Thello, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the Thello from Toulon to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$64 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Toulon to Genoa, Genoa N482
  2. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia

$31 - $45

2 alternative options

Train, Thello  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Toulon to Gare de Nice-Ville Tgv
  2. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia

$56 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Toulon to Cinque Terre 283.9 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Toulon to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toulon to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Toulon to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Toulon and arriving at Corniglia via Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Toulon and Cinque Terre is 324 km. The road distance is 454.2 km.

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The best way to get from Toulon to Cinque Terre without a car is to Thello and train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Toulon to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Toulon to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Thello, depart from Toulon station.

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The best way to get from Toulon to Cinque Terre is to Thello and train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 4 min.

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Toulon to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulon to Cinque Terre is 454 km. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Toulon to Cinque Terre.

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  • Distance: 202.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Toulon, France and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Toulon to Cinque Terre via Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale in around 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toulon to Cinque Terre via Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 8 h 4 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Toulon to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thello.com
Train from Toulon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
thello.com
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 Toulon to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Toulon to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $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 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
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulon to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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