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There are 12 ways to get from Calais 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  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$213 - $258

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Bus  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa N506

$78 - $131

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Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$258 - $375

Bus, train  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Turin
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$124 - $194

Drive  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Genoa 748.3 miles

$180 - $260

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nice, train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nice (NCE) LIL - NCE
  3. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  4. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe

$111 - $301

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$138 - $347

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Genoa  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Genoa (GOA) CDG - GOA

$114 - $377

Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$119 - $411

Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10 h 17 min

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

$103 - $352

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Genoa  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Genoa (GOA) AMS - GOA

$189 - $477

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Milan Linate  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$115 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Genoa is to bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Genoa is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 330€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Genoa, Genoa via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Genova Brignole via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 44 min.

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The distance between Calais and Genoa is 900 km. The road distance is 1197.3 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 11 h 44 min and costs 180€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Calais to Genoa, including transfers.

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

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Calais to Genoa train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Genoa is to train which takes 11 h 44 min and costs 180€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 21 h.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 562.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Calais to Genoa via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Lingotto in around 11 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Genoa via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 21 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 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 Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $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 Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
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 Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Turin
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Calais to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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The quickest flight from Lille Lesquin Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Genoa is 1197 km. It takes approximately 11 h 18 min to drive from Calais to Genoa.

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easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Calais to Genoa train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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