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There are 5 ways to get from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale Ic

16€ - 24€

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Train via Savona  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Savona to Sestri Levante Re / ...

15€ - 34€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia Autoporto to La Spezia, La Spezia N1585

18€ - 24€

Bus via Ponzano Bivio  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to La Spezia - v.le Pietro Pozzoli Antibes

18€ - 24€

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre 272.4 km

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre is to train which costs 15€ - 24€ and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Corniglia via La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Ventimiglia and Cinque Terre is 172 km. The road distance is 272.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 15€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 15€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 5h 24m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre is 272 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Ventimiglia to Cinque Terre.

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  • Distance: 172.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Ventimiglia, Liguria, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale once daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 21€ and the journey takes 3h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia Autoporto to La Spezia, La Spezia 6 times a week. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Train operators
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 La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
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€
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 Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
Train from Savona to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Thello
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia Autoporto to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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