How to travel by train from Rome to La Spezia, in order to connect into trains on to the Cinque Terre

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Roma / Rome to La Spezia by train

There is a choice of three different rail services when taking a train from Rome/Roma to La Spezia.
1: The early morning Frecciargento train races up the high speed line to Firenze and then joins the 'classic' route near Pisa.
2. The Frecciabianca trains don't take the high speed line, but they tilt, so they can travel faster on the 'classic' coastal route.
3. The Intercity trains take the same coastal route as the Frecciabianca trains, but they don't tilt and they make more station calls, so they're the slowest option; therefore they're typically the cheapest option too.

There are no Italo trains between Rome and Genoa.

Routes you can take to go from Roma / Rome 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

Option 1: taking the high speed Frecciargento train

Route Information

Option 2: taking the Frecciabinca trains
Travel Time (approx)

3hr 47min (approx)



Travel Info

4 x trains per day

Route Information

Option 3: taking the Intercity trains
Travel Time (approx)

4hr 26 min (approx)



Travel Info

2 x trains per day

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