THE CINQUE TERRE FROM ORIO AL SERIO
The Orio al Serio airport near Bergamo is a popular stopover for tourists to travel to Italy, thanks to the numerous routes throughout Europe thanks to Ryanair flights.
It is one of the most chosen options for visiting both the Cinque Terre, Milan and the lakes area.
To get to the Cinque Terre from Orio al Serio it is recommended to do it by car or train.
By car you can rent the car directly at the airport or do it online here:
Orio al Serio is located about 280 km from the first of the Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore. The travel time is about 3 hours and a quarter and the approximate cost of 18 euros for the motorway toll and 30 euros for petrol.
The second option, a great option, cheaper and partly more comfortable is the train.
In this case it is necessary to travel to Milano Centrale. There are several buses per hour that make this journey in about an hour. You can buy the ticket here:
From Milano Centrale you have to take a train to La Spezia Centrale and then change to one of the Cinque Terre. To buy the ticket you can use the same link above. The train ride takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes. Few intercity trains travel directly to La Spezia Centrale or Monterosso, in the rest of the cases it is necessary to change once.
How to get to the Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre train timetable