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There are 9 ways to get from Bordeaux to Genoa by train, 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.

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Train  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$150 - $217

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BOD - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe

$38 - $1,337

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Bus FlixBus  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nice, Nice N718
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa N719 / ...

$59 - $98

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Genova

$102 - $166

Drive  •  9h 26m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Genoa 627.7 miles

$150 - $220

Fly to Genoa  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Genoa (GOA) BOD - GOA

$58 - $266

Fly to Nice, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nice (NCE) BOD - NCE
  2. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe

$65 - $240

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 41m

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

$57 - $210

Fly to Marseille, train  •  9h 57m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Marseille (MRS) BOD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe

$98 - $286

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Genoa is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Genoa is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 7h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Genoa, Genoa via Nice, Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe via Marseille-Saint-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 45m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Genoa is 755 km. The road distance is 1004.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 12h 45m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 12h 45m to get from Bordeaux to Genoa, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Genoa train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Genoa is to train which takes 12h 45m and costs 130€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 7h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 471.8 miles
  • Duration: 12h 45m

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Genoa via Marseille-St-Charles and Marseille-Saint-Charles in around 12h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Genoa via Nice, Nice in around 15h 5m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Genoa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bordeaux to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $170
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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There is no direct flight from Bordeaux Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Genoa is 1004 km. It takes approximately 9h 26m to drive from Bordeaux to Genoa.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa, Hop! and four other airlines offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Genoa Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Genoa bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1505+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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