How to arrive by train
The trains between La Spezia and Genova depart once or twice every hour. For a train timetable visit the official site of Italian Railways (F.S. Spa)
The ticket offices in the stations are often closed, buy tickets at the 'tabbachi' shops or bars.
Tickets are good for 5, 10 and 20 kilometers, you have to validate them at the machines in the station before you start your journey. They are valid for 6 hours. 10 km tickets are all you need for the 5 villages.
Tickets will be checked on the train!
The trains run till about 11:30 pm and a single ticket exists which allows you to visit all of the Cinque Terre.
The ticket offices in Levanto and the Cinque Terre train stations are only open from 6:10am to 8:00pm. However tickets can also be bought from the tourist agencies “Levantur” and “Viaggi Cinque Terre”.
Note: Be careful, if you sit too far back in the train when it stops in the villages your car might still be in the tunnel and you won’t be able to see the town’s sign.
How to arrive by car
Coming either from the North (Genova) or from the South (La Spezia), you exit the Autostrada
at CARRODANO. From La Spezia it is about a 40min drive; from the “Christoforo Colombo
Airport” in Genova, about 45min.