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Duration 4h 3m
Distance 293.3 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bologna and Genoa takes 4h 3m and the fastest train takes 2h 53m. The train service runs several times per day from Bologna to Genoa. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Bologna Centrale
  2. Milano Rogoredo
  3. Genoa
3h 27m
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23€ - 152€

Bologna to Genoa train times

Trains run every four hours between Bologna and Genoa. The earliest departure is at 10:36 in the morning, and the last departure from Bologna is at 21:36 which arrives into Genoa at 08:18. All services require a transfer at MILANO ROGOREDO and take an average of 4h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Genova P.Za Principe via Milano Rogoredo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Bologna and Genoa is 190 km. The road distance is 293.3 km.

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Bologna to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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Bologna to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Genova P.Za Principe station.

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You can take a train from Bologna to Genoa via Milano Rogoredo in around 3h 27m.
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 13€

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