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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Genoa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...

$95 - $160

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Bus FlixBus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa N504

$24 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Torino
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Genova

$26 - $54

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Genoa 240.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe

$52 - $255

Fly to Genoa  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Genoa (GOA) GVA - GOA

$101 - $262

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe

$100 - $256

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Genoa is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 40 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Genoa is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Geneva and Genoa is 296 km. The road distance is 385.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Geneva to Genoa, including transfers.

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Geneva to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Genoa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Genoa is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 24 - SFr 40 and takes 7h, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 270 and takes 7h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 185.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 6h 15m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Genoa once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Torino
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C.
Phone
+39 0974.836185
Website
giulianobus.com
Bus from Turin to Genova
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
giulianobus.com
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Turin to Genova
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
saj.it

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Geneva to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Genoa, Genoa station.

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Geneva to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Genova Piazza Principe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Genoa is 385 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Geneva to Genoa.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 1531+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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