There are 12 ways to get from Cologne to Genoa by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Genoa  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Genoa (GOA) CGN - GOA

$203 - $672

Cheapest option

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CGN - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$55 - $210

10 alternative options

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Genoa  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Genoa (GOA) FRA - GOA

$171 - $610

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CGN - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$73 - $283

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

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

$70 - $268

Fly Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h

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

$64 - $267

Train via Basel SBB  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

$219 - $355

Train  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

$159 - $335

Bus  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Genoa, Genoa N177

$67 - $118

Train, bus  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milan to Genoa

$75 - $109

Train, drive  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Heidelberg Hbf to Genoa

$181 - $266

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Genoa 610.5 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Genoa is to train and bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 16 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Genoa is to train and fly which costs 140€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Genoa is 741 km. The road distance is 976.8 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Cologne to Genoa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Genova Brignole via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Genoa, Italy?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cologne to Genoa every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Genoa via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Genoa via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Genoa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Milan
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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