There are 3 ways to get from Florence to Cinque Terre by train or car

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Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia Re

11€ - 23€

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Train via Pisa  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Re / ...

12€ - 60€

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre 174.9 km

24€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Cinque Terre is to train which costs 11€ - 23€ and takes 2h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Corniglia. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Florence and Cinque Terre is 129 km. The road distance is 174.9 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs 11€ - 23€.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia takes 2h 33m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Florence to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Florence to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Corniglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Cinque Terre is 175 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Florence to Cinque Terre.

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  • Distance: 128.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Florence to Cinque Terre once a week. Tickets cost 11€ - 23€ and the journey takes 2h 33m.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
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Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 23€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 23€
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Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
6€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
12€ - 15€
Base 1st Class
20€ - 23€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€

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