Directions to Ostello Tramonti
Map & Directions
VERY IMPORTANT: Please do not arrive at the hostel to check in or to drop your bags off before 2pm! We close the hostel during this time for cleaning and staff changeover so there will be no one here to unlock the door for you and no facilities available. There are also no public buses leaving Biassa during this time and restaurants and shops in the town are closed so you will not have a way of leaving if you arrive during this time and nothing to do! If you wish to leave your bags somewhere, there are lockers in both La Spezia train station and in front of the train station in Riomaggiore.
If you have to catch an early train from La Spezia train station or Riomaggiore (before 7:00), please,don't book in this hostel.
We suggest to arrive before 8:00 p.m, so you can take public service and you save your money, taxi service is very expensive.
Don't try to walk from the train station,use the public service to the hostel (from La Spezia or Riomaggiore).
BY BUS FROM LA SPEZIA TO THE HOSTEL: (We suggest to buy the ticket code 00 before catching the bus): From the main exit, go down the stairs,cross the road, walk on the right for 50 mt. and then turn left in
via Castelfidardo; go straight ahead for 300m until you'll arrive in Piazza Brin (a square with trees and a fountain in the middle) ,the bus stop is on the left side of the square, close to newspaper kiosk.
Take bus number 19. The journey time is about 15 minutes.ask to the driver for the stop,please.
Monday to Saturday the bus departs at 6:25 a.m.6.50 am, 7.35am, 1.15 pm, 4.25 pm, 5.10pm, 6.00 pm and 8.05pm; Sundays and public holidays: 1:26pm and 7.36 pm .
There are additional services from a different stop. At 8.25 am, 2.10 pm and 7.05pm (From Monday to Saturday) , the bus stop is in Viale Garibaldi,near the traffic light at the crossroad. To get there from bus stop in Piazza Brin, walk on the left side for 300mt. until the crossroad of viale Garibaldi.
CHECK THE BUS STOPS MAP IN THE PICTURES.
As limited buses on sunday afternoon and celebrations we suggest to catch the public bus from Riomaggiore (one stop by train from La Spezia Centrale) at 2:20 p.m. 4:10 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.The bus stop is in via Colombo,close to the the train station's tunnel.The journey takes 15 min.There is only one stop to get off in Biassa for this bus, just outside the hostel.
Please note that there are no buses on Easter Sunday or the first of May.Monday after Easter,2nd June and 15th on August, the schedule of the bus is like on Sunday.
Sunday morning and holidays, on request, we can drive to La Spezia Central station (1,50 euro per person,one way)at 8 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. From Monday to Saturday you can reach the train station of La Spezia by public bus.
From La spezia central station the taxi service costs 20,00 Euro for car;from the hostel to La Spezia the taxi costs 25 euro.
BY BUS FROM RIOMAGGIORE TO THE HOSTEL (ATTENTION, it runs from the 14th of march to the 2nd of november!):
In the case you arrive by train to Riomaggiore (the first village of Cinque Terre) you can reach us by public bus, it's a white bus (can be blue or green):
everyday the bus departs at 2.25 PM in the bottom of Riomaggiore,VIA COLOMBO and 2.29 PM on the top of the village (Lavaccio Car Parking), 4.15 PM and 4.19 at Lavaccio parking, 6.35 PM and 6.39 at Lavaccio parking .
You can also book our shuttle service from Riomaggiore (Lavaccio Car Parking) from 8:00 to 10 PM by mail or telephone.
FROM THE HOSTEL TO THE SEA:
We offer a pick-up service to and from Riomaggiore (the first village on the sea,the journey takes 8.min and it costs 2 euro, day/return).If you prefer, contact us by e-mail or by phone to arrange this service before you arrive at the hostel.
We're not able to drive to Riomaggiore in the afternoon, you have to use public bus.
By TRAIN TO LA SPEZIA:
Railway lines Roma, Genoa,Turin, Bologna, Parma, Genoa, or Florence, Pisa, La Spezia Central Station.
From Milan: (via Genoa) Take the A7 Milano to Genoa then the A12 from Genoa to La Spezia, or (via Parma) the A1 from Milano to Parma then the A15 from Parma to La Spezia.
From Turin: Take the A21 from Turin to Alessandria then the A26 from Alessandria to Genoa then A12 Genoa to La Spezia.
From Ventimiglia: Take the A10 from Ventimiglia to Genoa then the A12 from Ventimiglia to La Spezia.
From Roma: Take the A1 from Rome to Florence, the A11 from Florence to Pisa and then the A12 from Pisa to La Spezia.
For all: exit: La Spezia/S. Stefano Magra, direction La Spezia.