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Take the train from Sarzana to Rapallo in 58 minutes

If you want to travel from Sarzana to Rapallo by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Sarzana to Rapallo by train to take around 1 hour 45 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 58 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 30 trains per day running on this route, which spans 40 miles (64 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Rapallo. Trenitalia trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Rapallo.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Sarzana to Rapallo start from £7.97 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Sarzana to Rapallo by train

It takes an average of 1h 45m to travel from Sarzana to Rapallo by train, over a distance of around 40 miles (64 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Sarzana to Rapallo and tickets for this journey start from £7.97 when you book in advance.

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From 58m


40 miles (64 km)


30 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £7.97

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Sarzana to Rapallo train times

Check out the next trains departing from Sarzana to Rapallo for martedì 30º aprile 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:26 13:58 1h 32m, 1 change
12:26 13:41 1h 15m, 1 change
12:58 14:39 1h 41m, 1 change
14:01 15:23 1h 22m, 1 change
14:25 15:23 58m, 1 change
14:58 16:39 1h 41m, 1 change
15:28 17:29 2h 1m, 1 change
15:58 17:41 1h 43m, 1 change
16:07 17:41 1h 34m, 2 changes
16:07 17:41 1h 34m, 1 change

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Sarzana to Rapallo

You can travel from Sarzana to Rapallo on Trenitalia and Intercity trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Intercity classes from Sarzana to Rapallo

Compare the different travel classes offered by Intercity when travelling from Sarzana to Rapallo.

Onboard services on Intercity

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Sarzana to Rapallo.

  • You can take your bags on board Trenitalia's Intercity trains free of charge.
  • In most cases, there are no luggage size limits. You’ll need to make sure that your luggage is compatible with the space available on board.
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

You can get snacks and drinks from the vending machines available in coach 3. Gluten-free and lactose-free options are available too.


At the moment, Intercity trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, you can make use of your internet data, as well as charge your devices thanks to the power sockets that are available at your seat.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children
  • Children under 4 can travel for free if a seat is not assigned to them. If they do have a seat, they can get 50% off Base tickets (standard fare).
  • Children aged 4-14 also get 50% off.
  • Bimbi Gratis offer: You can also get free travel for children under 15 plus 40% off Base tickets for adults, if you’re travelling in a family group of 2 to 5 people (including at least one adult and one child).
  • You can travel with your bike for free on all Intercity trains, provided it’s not larger than 80 x 110 x 45cm. Your bike must be disassembled or folded and stored in a bag in one of the dedicated luggage racks.
  • If you can't fold your bike, some Intercity trains allow you to take your bike on board. However, you’ll need to book a space and buy a ticket. There are 6 bike spaces in coach 3 and 2 e-bike chargers.
  • Small pets can travel on all Intercity trains free of charge, if they’re placed in a carrier or cage of max dimensions of 70 x 30 x 50cm.
  • Bigger dogs are allowed on all trains if they have a ticket, they’re kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost.
WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you need to request special assistance, you can call the toll-free number 800 90 60 60 which can be reached from a landline in Italy, or the national number +3902323232 which can be reached from a landline or mobile, even from abroad (international calling charges may apply).


Air-conditioning is available on all Intercity trains.

Cheap train tickets from Sarzana to Rapallo

The price of train tickets from Sarzana to Rapallo starts at £7.97 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Sarzana to Rapallo by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Sarzana to Rapallo? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Sarzana to Rapallo take?

The average journey time by train between Sarzana and Rapallo is 1 hour and 45 minutes, with around 30 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Sarzana and Rapallo by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Sarzana to Rapallo is 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Sarzana to Rapallo cost?

Train ticket prices from Sarzana to Rapallo can start from as little as £7.97 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.

Is there a direct train from Sarzana to Rapallo?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Sarzana to Rapallo without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Sarzana to Rapallo each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Sarzana to Rapallo leave?

The first train from Sarzana to Rapallo leaves at 06:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Sarzana to Rapallo leave?

The last train from Sarzana to Rapallo leaves at 23:40. 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.

What's the distance between Sarzana and Rapallo by train?

Trains travelling from Sarzana to Rapallo cover a distance of around 40 miles (64 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rapallo to Sarzana.

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