There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Genoa by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

$111 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Janov, Piazza Vittoria Rj

$18 - $24

7 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Genoa Ouibus

$41 - $50

Night bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Genoa, Genoa N307

$30 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Genoa 306.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Basel to Genoa  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Genoa (GOA) BSL - GOA

$64 - $298

Fly Basel to Nice, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa

$45 - $175

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$132 - $383

Train to Zurich, fly to Nice, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa

$103 - $319

Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Genoa is 366 km. The road distance is 491 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Genoa is to bus which costs SFr 17 - SFr 24 and takes 8 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Genoa is to drive which takes 5 h 16 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 110.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Genova Brignole via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Basel to Genoa, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Basel to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Genoa via Zurich and Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Basel to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Basel to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Genoa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Janov, Piazza Vittoria
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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