Cinque Terre trains

A one-way train ticket between two Cinque Terre villages costs 5 euros for adults and 2.50 euros for children per journey. We recommend the visitors to buy a Cinque Terre Card including several services listed below. If you visit Cinque Terre during off-season, from November 4 until March 15, you do not need to purchase the Cinque Terre Card as all trails are free.

Cinque Terre Card

Cinque Terre Card types

- Cinque Terre Trekking Card, gives you access to all footpaths and costs 7.50 euros for a one-day card and 14.50 euros for a two-day card (adults). Please note that the trails from Monterosso to Vernazza and from Vernazza to Corniglia are the only ones that require the Trekking Card.

- Cinque Terre Treno MS Card, gives you access to the hiking trails together with unlimited train travel on the Cinque Terre Express trains on the Levanto - Cinque Terre - La Spezia line. The card costs (2023) 18.20 euros for a one-day card, 33 euros for a two-day card and 47 euros for a three-day card for adults (3 consecutive days). Discounts available for children, seniors, and families. The prices for the Cinque Terre Card 2024 are not yet available. We will publish them on this page asap.

All types of Cinque Terre Cards are valid until midnight on the day of validity. The Cinque Terre Cards can be purchased at every train station, at the Tourist Information Points in Cinque Terre, Levanto and La Spezia or online.

Visit the page Cinque Terre Train Schedule for the updated Cinque Terre train timetable.

Cinque Terre Card prices 2024

We are waiting for the updated rates of the Cinque Terre Card 2024. As soon as the new prices are available we will publish them on this page.
The following Cinque Terre Card prices were valid from March 18 until November 5, 2023.

Cinque Terre Card Hiking Hiking + Train
  1 day 2 days 1 day 2 days 3 days
Adults (from 12 to 69 years) 7,50 14,50 18,20 33 47
Children
(from 4 to 11 years)
4,50 7,20 11,40 / /
Family
(2 adults + 2 children)
19,60 31,50 48 / /
From 70 years old 6 10 14,80 / /
Groups
(max 25 persons)
120 / / / /

All cards valid until midnight.
All prices in euros.
Children (0-3 years): free of charge.
/ = not available

Cinque Terre Trekking Card

The Cinque Terre Trekking Card includes the following services:

- Access to the two chargeable hiking paths: from Monterosso to Vernazza and from Vernazza to Corniglia. Please note that only these two trails are chargeable, all other trails are free and you do not need the Trekking Card.

- Free use of the toilets at the stations in Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. (For non card holders the price is 1 euro.)

- Free use of the buses within the National Park.

- Reduced admission fee to the Civic Museums in La Spezia (Amedeo Lia, Castello San Giorgio, CAMeC, Sigillo, Palazzina delle Arti, Etnografico and Diocesano).

The Cinque Terre Trekking Card can be purchased at all entry points onto the trail or at the Tourist Information Points at the train station of each village.

In the off-season, from November 4 until March 15, all hiking paths are free of charge and the Cinque Terre Card is not required.

Cinque Terre Treno MS Card (train + hiking)

The Cinque Terre Treno MS Card includes the following services:

- Unlimited train travel on the La Spezia - Cinque Terre - Levanto railway line, on regional trains, 2° class.

- Access to the two chargeable hiking paths: from Monterosso to Vernazza and from Vernazza to Corniglia.

- Free use of the toilets at the stations in Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. (For non card holders the price is 1 euro.)

- Free use of the buses within the National Park.

- Reduced admission fee to the Civic Museums in La Spezia (Amedeo Lia, Castello San Giorgio, CAMeC, Sigillo, Palazzina delle Arti, Etnografico and Diocesano).

Please note: during the off-season, from November 4 until March 15, you do not need to buy a Cinque Terre card as all hiking paths are free. Instead we recommend you to buy single train tickets. In winter a one-way ticket between two villages costs around 3 euros.

Buy the Cinque Terre Card online

The Cinque Terre Cards can be purchased at every train station in Cinque Terre, Levanto and La Spezia. To avoid the queues you can buy the Cinque Terre Cards online on the Cinque Terre National Park website.

The Cinque Terre Card - general information

- The Cinque Terre Card is personal and non-transferable.

- The users name must be written on the back of the card.

- The card is valid until midnight on the day of validity.

- The card mut be shown to the inspectors together with a valid identity document.

Do I have to validate the Cinque Terre Card?

No, the Cinque Terre Cards purchased online (e-tickets) must not be validated. Cinque Terre Cards bought at the station (paper tickets) come with date of validity and do not have to be validated.

Do I have to buy a Cinque Terre Treno MS Card?

No, you do not. There is no entrance fee to the Cinque Terre National Park. Whether you need a Cinque Terre Train Card or not, depends on how many journeys by train between the villages you intend to make. The card costs 18,20 euros a day for an adult. A one-way train ticket between two villages costs 5 euros per journey.

Anyway, if you plan to use the train at least twice in a day and also want to hike one of the chargeable coastal paths, you better buy a Cinque Terre Treno MS Card. Another benefit of this card is avoiding long lines to purchase train tickets during the crowded summer season.

Cinque Terre in winter

In the off-season, from November 4 until March 15, all hiking paths are free of charge and the Cinque Terre Card is not required. During this period we recommend you to buy single train tickets. One single ticket between the Cinque Terre villages costs around 3 euros during the winter. In low season the trains are running once or twice an hour between the five villages.

Dogs on the train

Small dogs, cats and other pets that are kept in carriers, no bigger than 70 x 30 x 50 cm, travel for free in first and second class on all the different types of trains in Italy.
A dog of any size can travel with a muzzle and leash in both first and second-class. In this case you will have to purchase a ticket at half the price of the regular fare or a Cinque Terre Treno MS Card for children.
Don't forget to bring with you an international passport with vaccination details, canine registry certificate and health booklet. For additional information, please ask before departure at the station ticket office.

Bicycles on the trains

On all regional trains in Liguria, even on those not marked with the special symbol, passengers are permitted to travel with a bicycle free of charge.

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