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There are 3 ways to get from Varenna to La Spezia by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale Re_8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$35 - $61

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Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecco Station to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano 51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia 500

$26 - $43

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Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Varenna to La Spezia 186.2 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Varenna to La Spezia is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varenna to La Spezia is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varenna to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Varenna Esino and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Varenna and La Spezia is 216 km. The road distance is 298 km.

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The best way to get from Varenna to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Varenna to La Spezia, including transfers.

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Varenna to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Varenna Esino station.

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The best way to get from Varenna to La Spezia is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 49 min.

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Varenna to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varenna to La Spezia is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Varenna to La Spezia.

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  • Distance: 135.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Varenna, Italy and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Varenna to La Spezia via Milano Centrale in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varenna to La Spezia via Lecco, Lecco Station, and Milan, Milan in around 7 h 49 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Lecco Station to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autostradale.it
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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