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Train Cinque Terre: Cinque Terre by train

Cinque Terre train

Cinque Terre by train
Come to Cinque Terre by train –
Cinqe Terre train from Levanto to La Spezia

Come to the Cinque Terre by car is very difficult – the best way is to arrive in the Cinque terre by train!

We will show you where to find the Cinque Terre train timetable and which trains to Cinque Terre will come from Venice, Florence, Pisa, La Spezia, Genoa, ...

The Cinque Terre train passes along the rocky coast and offers already beautiful views when you are arriving.

By train you can move in the easiest and fastest way from one to another village in the Cinque Terre National Park.

Another advantage is that the price for a Cinque Terre train pass is very low.

If you buy the Cinque Terre Card you can use the Cinque Terre train from Levanto to La Spezia.

Cinque Terre Card: Admission hiking trails + Cinque Terre train card

If you buy a day pass of the so-called "Cinque Terre Card", then you can use all Cinque Terre hiking trails.

In addition the same card can be used as Cinque Terre train card. So you can also use the regional Cinque Terre train (2nd class) between Levanto and La Spezia.

So the Cinque Terre train pass is already included in the Cinque Terre Card.

Cinque Terre Hotels

Hotel Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre Hotel
Porto Roca Monterosso

In our opinion one of the most beautiful hotels in the Cinque Terre is the Porto Roca Monterosso which is located directly on the coast and offers a wonderful panoramic terrace overlooking the sea.

From the hotel you can reach Monterosso beach by a short walk.

In front of the Hotel Porto Roca Monterosso passes the blue hiking trail Monterosso Vernazza.

Thus, this hotel is the perfect starting point for a Cinque Terre hiking tour.

Moreover you can find here many other Cinque Terre Hotels selected by us, where the location, service and price will match:

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Cinque Terre Hotels

Cinque Terre B&B

We can recommend you a nice bed and breakfast in Liguria, located close to the Cinque Terre.

The special feature of the Cinque Terre Bed and Breakfast is that you can book an individually tailored Italian crash course:

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Cinque Terre B&B

Train from La Spezia to Cinque Terre - Cinque Terre train schedule

station Monterosso
Cinque Terre train station Monterosso

If you would like to come to the national park by train we can recommend the train from La Spezia to Cinque Terre.

The city La Spezia is located only about 15 km east of Riomaggiore.

There are many fast IC / EC trains to reach La Spezia. Then you can go on by regional train.

The La Spezia to Cinque Terre train needs about 9 min to bring you from La Spezia "train station La Spezia Centrale" to Riomaggiore.

Here you can find the Cinque Terre train schedule for the Train La Spezia to Cinque Terre:
Trains Italy: http://www.fsitaliane.it/homepage_en.html   (select “Ticket on line”)

Trains to Cinque Terre from Florence, Venice, Pisa, Rome

Cinque Terre train
Cinque Terre by train -
train station Manarola

Here you can find an overview of the most popular train connections to reach the Cinque Terre from the most important cities:

A) Florence to Cinque Terre train

The train from Florence to Cinque Terre takes about 2,5 - 3,5 hours including train change.

You can use the fast train “Frecciabianca” or a Intercity from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia.

Then take the regional train from La Spezia to Cinque Terre, for example to Riomaggiore (the easternmost village).

B) Venice to Cinque Terre train

The train from Venice to Cinque Terre takes about 5 to 7 hours including train change.

There are different possibilities to come to the Cinque Terre passing Florence, Bologna or Milano.

You can use the fast train “Frecciaargento” from Venice to Florence or Bologna.
As an alternative there is another fast train “Frecciabianca” from Venice to Milan.

After the fast train you will have to use a Intercity to reach La Spezia or Sestri Levante.

From there you can take the regional train to Cinque Terre.

 

C) Pisa to Cinque Terre train

The train from Pisa to Cinque Terre takes about 1 to 1,45 hours including train change.

You can select between the fast train “Frecciabianca” or the Intercity from Pisa to La Spezia.

Reaching La Spezia you take the regional Cinque Terre train.

D) Rome to Cinque Terre train

The train from Rome to Cinque Terre takes about 3,5 to 5 hours including train change.

We recommend the fast train “Frecciabianca” from Rome to La Spezia.

Then take the regional train from La Spezia to Cinque Terre, for example to Riomaggiore.

Train from Genoa to Cinque Terre, train from Nice to Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre train
Cinque Terre card

If you want to come by train from Genoa or Nice to Cinque Terre, we recommend to take first the faster ICE trains to the city Sestri Levante.

Sestri Levante is located only 45 km west of Monterosso al Mare.

If you are arrived at the train station Sestri Levante you can change to the regional train “treno regionale” to Cinque Terre – this is the fastest and most convenient way.

Train from Sestri Levante to Cinque Terre how long?

  • Sestri Levante - Monterosso (ca. 24 min)
  • Sestri Levante - Riomaggiore (ca. 36 min)

Here you can find the Cinque Terre train timetable for trains from Genoa to Cinque Terre as well as trains from Nice to Cinque Terre:

Trains Italy: http://www.fsitaliane.it/homepage_en.html   (select “Ticket on line”)

Cinque Terre train stations: how long from village to village

Trains between the 5 Cinque Terre train stations:

Train connections to the Cinque Terre train stations:

  • La Spezia - Riomaggiore (9 min)
  • La Spezia - Monterosso (25 min)
  • Levanto - Monterosso (5 min) -> Footpath Levanto to Monterosso

Cinque Terre attractions

Here you can find many other information about the Cinque Terre attractions: