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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Genoa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$268 - $341

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Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$36 - $229

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Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa N506

$65 - $110

Bus Domo Reisen  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Genova - Stazione Marittima

$121 - $171

Drive  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Genoa 642.9 miles

$150 - $230

Fly Brussels to Genoa  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Genoa (GOA) BRU - GOA

$106 - $625

Fly Brussels to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$52 - $288

Fly Brussels to Turin, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Turin (TRN) BRU - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole

$85 - $336

Fly Brussels to Nice, train  •  8 h 59 min

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

$73 - $259

Fly Charleroi to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CRL - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$44 - $215

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Genoa is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Genoa is to fly which costs 90€ - 550€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Genova Brignole via Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Brussels and Genoa is 795 km. The road distance is 1028.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 11 h and costs 230€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 11 h to get from Brussels to Genoa, including transfers.

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Brussels to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Genoa train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Genoa is to train which takes 11 h and costs 230€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 16 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 550€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 496.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Brussels to Genoa via Chambery, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Lingotto in around 11 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Genoa 4 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Genoa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$210 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $390
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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 St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Basel to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Brussels to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Genova Brignole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Genoa is 1029 km. It takes approximately 10 h 33 min to drive from Brussels to Genoa.

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KLM, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Genoa Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Genoa bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1458+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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