Many people ask us what is the best itinerary from Venice to Cinque Terre and these are our suggestions. Coming by train, you can choose between 2 itineraries. The first one is Venice-Milan-Monterosso with a stop in Milan Central Station (about 6h – 55 € per person). The second one is Venice-Florence-La Spezia-Monterosso with two stops in Florence and La Spezia (about 5h30’ – 55-60 € per person). Then, from La Spezia railways station you can reach each village of Cinque Terre.
Further info on: www.trenitalia.com
Instead, coming by car, the best itinerary from Venice to the Cinque Terre is Venice-Bologna-Parma-La Spezia: the distance is about 390 km and it takes about 4h-4h30’.