The 5 Terre can be easily reached by train with the railway from Genoa to Rome. All regional trains from La Spezia to Genoa stop in Manarola. In the summer period trains are extremely frequent during the day (1-2 every hour). For timetables and further informations visit the site www.trenitalia.com
By car, motorway exit: La Spezia (Motorway A15 if you come from Parma, Motorway A12 for those coming from Genoa-Livorno). Take the coastline road (litoranea, SS370) from La Spezia for 15 km and you'll arrive in Manarola.
During the summer people can easily reach Manarola by boat from La Spezia, Le Grazie, Lerici, Portovenere and Tuscany. For further informations visit the site