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

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Fly to Genoa  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Genoa (GOA) CPH - GOA

33€ - 162€

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Fly to Nice, bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Nice (NCE) CPH - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia

76€ - 232€

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CPH - MXP
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

54€ - 282€

Train  •  19h 31m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Genova P.Za Principe Ec

224€ - 460€

Train via Como  •  19h 52m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

201€ - 458€

Bus via Munich  •  27h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station 034
  3. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Genoa 492

134€ - 172€

Bus  •  30h 2m

  1. Take the bus from København to Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice
  2. Take the bus from Jędrzychowice to Piacenza
  3. Take the bus from Piacenza - Via Gorra to Genoa - P.zza della Vittoria

95€ - 150€

Drive, car train  •  20h

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Genoa

Drive  •  15h 56m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Genoa 1716.1 km

210€ - 310€

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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Genoa is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Genoa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Genoa is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Italy.

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Genoa is to fly which costs 240 kr - 1200 kr and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Genoa is to fly which costs 240 kr - 1200 kr and takes 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen Central Bus Station and arriving at Genoa via Berlin - Central Bus Station and Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Genoa. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Genova P.Za Principe via Hamburg Hbf and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 31m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Genoa is 1279 km. The road distance is 1716.1 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 19h 31m and costs 1600 kr - 3500 kr.

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from Copenhagen to Genoa, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Genoa bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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Copenhagen to Genoa train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Genoa is to fly which takes 7h 42m and costs 240 kr - 1200 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1600 kr - 3500 kr and takes 19h 31m, you could also bus via Munich, which costs 950 kr - 1300 kr and takes 27h 20m.

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  • Distance: 1279.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 42m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Genoa, Italy?

KLM, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Genoa every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Genoa via Hamburg Hbf and Zuerich Hb in around 19h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Copenhagen to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Copenhagen to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 950€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
20€ - 150€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Genoa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
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 Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 100€
Website
Comati PSG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Genoa
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Jędrzychowice to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
14h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Piacenza - Via Gorra to Genoa - P.zza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
Grouppo Stat

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There is no direct flight from Copenhagen Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Copenhagen to Genoa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genova P.Za Principe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Genoa is 1716 km. It takes approximately 15h 56m to drive from Copenhagen to Genoa.

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Alitalia, Ryanair, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 790+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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