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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main 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 to Genoa  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Genoa (GOA) FRA - GOA

$142 - $570

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Genoa, Piazza Vittoria RegioJet

$30 - $41

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Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h

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

$98 - $323

Fly to Turin, train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$111 - $361

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 21 min

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

$101 - $294

Train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$107 - $270

Train via Basel SBB  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$149 - $290

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Savona N508
  2. Take the bus from Savona to Genoa, Genoa 513

$51 - $88

Train, drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Genoa

$134 - $243

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa 509.7 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa is to fly which costs 120€ - 500€ and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Genoa, Piazza Vittoria via Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Genova Brignole via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 19 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Genoa is 635 km. The road distance is 815.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 10 h 19 min and costs 90€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Genoa bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Genoa train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 120€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 240€ and takes 10 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 397.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Genoa, Italy?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 10 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
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
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.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
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Frankfurt to Zürich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Genoa, Piazza Vittoria
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
regiojet.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Savona
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Savona to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C.
Phone
+39 0974.836185
Website
giulianobus.com
Bus from Savona to Genova
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
giulianobus.com
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Savona to Genova
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Genoa bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Genoa, Piazza Vittoria station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Genova Brignole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Genoa is 816 km. It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Genoa Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Genoa train tickets online with Loco2, Rome2rio and two other operators.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Genoa bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1457+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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