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

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$39 - $77

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Bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to La Spezia 505

$23 - $41

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Train, bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale 8909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia MarinoBus / ...

$32 - $52

Train via Parma  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia C. Reg / ...

$29 - $70

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Venice to Cinque Terre 243.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Pisa (PSA) VCE - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$128 - $510

Fly to Genoa, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Genoa (GOA) VCE - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso

$119 - $452

Fly to Florence, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Florence (FLR) VCE - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$125 - $466

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Corniglia via Firenze Smn, Pisa Centrale and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Venice and Cinque Terre is 253 km. The road distance is 389.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Venice to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Venice to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 30€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Venice to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 158.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Venice to Cinque Terre via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Firenze Smn, Pisa Centrale, and La Spezia Centrale in around 5h 17m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Cinque Terre 5 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,300
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,000
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $5,500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Alghero
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Florence via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Train operators
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Parma to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus
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 Venice, Venice to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Cinque Terre is 390 km. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Venice to Cinque Terre.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 2927+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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