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There are 8 ways to get from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Basel  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso Ic / ...

125€ - 286€

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Bus  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Milan, Milan N11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia, La Spezia 500

38€ - 49€

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Train  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Corniglia Re / ...

52€ - 81€

Train, bus  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg to Basel Bad Bf 1-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Genoa Marittima
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante Re / ...

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre 655.8 km

80€ - 130€

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  4. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia

100€ - 385€

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

125€ - 437€

Train to Basel, fly to Nice, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale

67€ - 276€

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The cheapest way to get from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 13h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 7h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Corniglia via Basel Sbb, Milano Centrale and Monterosso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 37m.

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The distance between University of Freiburg and Cinque Terre is 454 km. The road distance is 655.8 km.

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The best way to get from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre without a car is to train via Basel which takes 10h 37m and costs 120€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 10h 37m to get from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre is to train via Basel which takes 10h 37m and costs 120€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 13h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Monterosso station.

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Map of how to get from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 453.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 37m

What companies run services between University of Freiburg, Germany and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf, Basel Sbb, Milano Centrale, and Monterosso in around 10h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre via Freiburg, Milan, Milan, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 13h 46m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 750€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 15€
1st Class
18€ - 25€
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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
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 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 Milano Centrale to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
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 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 Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base Standard
20€ - 28€
Base Premium
26€ - 40€
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 Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 28€
Train from Milano Centrale to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
6€ - 8€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Bus operators
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 Freiburg to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Genoa Marittima
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
ExpressBus

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre is 656 km. It takes approximately 7h 1m to drive from University of Freiburg to Cinque Terre.

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