Train Station in Nice
Trains from Nice to Cinque Terre are a scenic way to travel along the Mediterranean coast from France to Italy when you are visiting Europe.
Trains run regularly from Nice’s Riquier train station, which is the secondary station in the city. They arrive at each of the five towns in Cinque Terre.
There are no direct trains on this route, so to get from Nice to Cinque Terre by train, first take a train from Nice to Genoa (Genova). This usually requires a change at Vintimille (Ventimiglia) station on the border of France and Italy.
From Genoa, take either a direct train to one of the five towns in Cinque Terre or take a train to Levanto central station and change for a local train to Cinque Terre.
The total travel time for trains from Nice to Cinque Terre is 5 hours and 30 minutes or longer, depending on what train you take.
Tickets for trains on this route cost from 39.20 euros one-way in second class and 46.70 euros one-way in first class. You can purchase them online in advance or at the station when you arrive in Nice.