If you've been doing a little exploration of Cinque Terre villages are ready for the next step of your adventure, trains make it very easy to get from the villages to the local city of La Spezia. Plenty of Trenitalia trains make the journey each day, taking just five minutes to get to La Spezia Centrale.
Just as stunning as the Cinque Terre villages in many ways, the coastal paradise of La Spezia is a great place to do some hiking, diving, cave exploration, and more, or visit the local museums and galleries. Still not sure about this journey? Read on for more details.
Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Riomaggiore and La Spezia Centrale is 8 minutes, with around 48 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale is 5 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale can start from as little as €2.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale without having to change trains. There are 48 direct trains from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale leaves at 00:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale leaves at 23:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Riomaggiore to La Spezia Centrale cover a distance of around 4 miles (6 km) during the journey.