Traveling through Cinque Terre can be very confusing. We try to help.
The cost is 16 Euro and half the trails are closed. The regular train ticket is 4 Euro per stop.
There is pick-pocketing going on in the trains. Be smart! Avoid wearing expensive jewelry and watches. Keep your wallet out of reach.
Lucca, Toscany (60 miles)
This is a good day-trip if you are staying in Cinque Terre. Take the train to Viareggio and then to Lucca. Estimated travel-time 2 hours by car and by train. (Change in Viareggio).
Pisa Toscany (60 miles)
If you go a little further by train, you can go to Pisa.
Estimated travel-time 1.5 hours by car or train.
Florence Toscany (110 miles)
Leave early if you want to Florence. There is a lot to see and lines are long into Museums.
(You can reserve tickets online for the Museum).
Estimated travel-time 2.5 hours by car and around 3 hours by train. (Change in Pisa).
Siena Toscany (140 miles)
A bit further yet and you are in Siena.
Estimated travel-time 4 hours by car and 3.5 hours by train. (Change in Pisa, then Empoli).
These destinations can be done as day-trips from Cinque Terre if you leave early (9 am at the latest) and can all be reached by train.