How to take the rail journey from Florence/Firenze to La Spezia

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Firenze / Florence to La Spezia by train

Visiting the renowned Cinque Terre villages is easily done a on day trip by train from Florence/Firenze.
Though you can simplify things by taking one of the direct trains from Firenze S.M.Novella station to La Spezia, as you will be connecting in La Spezia for the trains on to the five coastal villages.
When you look up the journey most of the options you will see involve making connections in Pisa, but this isn't necessary,

Routes you can take to go from Firenze / Florence to La Spezia (for Cinque Terre)

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Travel Time (approx)

2hr 25min - 2hr 55min* (approx)



Travel Info

Mon - Saturday = 5 x trains per day
Sunday = 7 x trains

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