There are 5 ways to get from Marseille to Genoa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$50 - $90

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Genoa, Genoa 482 / ...

$14 - $95

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Genova

$49 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Genoa 249 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Genoa (GOA) MRS - GOA

$83 - $458

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-Saint-Charles and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Genoa is 311 km. The road distance is 398.4 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs .

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The train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe takes 5 h 41 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Marseille to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Marseille to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Marseille-Saint-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Genoa is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 194.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Genoa, Italy?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Marseille to Genoa once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 41 min. Thello also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Marseille to Genoa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Train operators
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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thello.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Genova
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Genoa
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Genova
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Genoa is 398 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Marseille to Genoa.

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Alitalia, KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport.

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Book your Marseille to Genoa bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 1476+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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