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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Breuil-Cervinia to Torino Corso Giulio Cesare 10 180
  2. Take the bus from Turin to La Spezia

$67 - $106

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Train via Levanto  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic

$88 - $153

Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$90 - $153

Bus, train  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Visp to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$82 - $132

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Cinque Terre 281.6 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Corniglia via Brig, Milano Centrale and Levanto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Cinque Terre is 262 km. The road distance is 450.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 8 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 30 min to get from Zermatt to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Cinque Terre train services, operated by MGB, depart from Zermatt station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Cinque Terre is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 22 min.

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Zermatt to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Levanto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Cinque Terre is 451 km. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Zermatt to Cinque Terre.

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There are 3162+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 163.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 30 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a bus from Zermatt to Cinque Terre via Breuil-Cervinia, Torino Corso Giulio Cesare 10, Fermata 240 - BORGO DORA, Fermata 252 - PORTA NUOVA, Turin, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 11 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zermatt to Cinque Terre via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, Milano Centrale, and Levanto in around 8 h 22 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Turin to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Visp to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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