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There are 9 ways to get from Toulouse 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

  1. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Nîmes
  2. Take the bus from Nimes Parking Du Parnasse to Genoa Train station
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante

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Train via Savona

  1. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona
  4. Take the train from Savona to Sestri Levante

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia to La Spezia Giosue Carducci

Drive

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Cinque Terre

Fly to Pisa, train

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Pisa (PSA)
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

Fly to Genoa, train

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Genoa (GOA)
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

Fly to Nice, train

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nice (NCE)
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

Toulouse to Cinque Terre by train

The train journey time between Toulouse and Cinque Terre is around 13h 8m and covers a distance of around 915 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 34m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Toulouse to Cinque Terre train service departs from Toulouse Matabiau and arrives in Corniglia. Typically 47 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

47 Weekly Trains
13h 8m Average Duration
€142 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Toulouse to Cinque Terre is to bus and train, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 16h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Toulouse to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs €45 - €280 and takes 8h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toulouse to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Toulouse Matabiau and arriving at Corniglia via Marseille St Charles, Nice Ville, Ventimiglia, Genova P.Za Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 8m.

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The distance between Toulouse and Cinque Terre is 665 km. The road distance is 860.9 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 13h 8m and costs €140 - €350.

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It takes approximately 13h 8m to get from Toulouse to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Toulouse to Cinque Terre train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Toulouse Matabiau station.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 13h 8m and costs €140 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €65 and takes 18h 18m.

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There is no direct flight from Toulouse Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Toulouse to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 665.2 km
  • Duration: 13h 8m

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

You can take a train from Toulouse to Cinque Terre via Marseille St Charles, Nice Ville, Ventimiglia, Genova P.Za Principe, and La Spezia Centrale in around 13h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toulouse to Cinque Terre via Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia, La Spezia Giosue Carducci, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 18h 18m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Flights from Toulouse to Genoa via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €260
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Flights from Toulouse to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Toulouse to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Toulouse to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€340 - €650
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Toulouse Matabiau to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €95
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Train from Savona to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Train from Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €19
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €20
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Savona to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
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
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 Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €10
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.
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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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €15
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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
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
Bus operators
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 Toulouse to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Nimes Parking Du Parnasse to Genoa Train station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Union Ivkoni
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Genoa
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia to La Spezia Giosue Carducci
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Itabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Cinque Terre is 861 km. It takes approximately 8h 43m to drive from Toulouse to Cinque Terre.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 435+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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