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There are 4 ways to get from French Riviera to Genoa by train or bus

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

Thello  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the Thello from Antibes to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$30 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus Lirosi Linee  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Antibes to Genova

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Antibes to Ventimiglia Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$25 - $47

Bus Eurolines FR  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Genova

$52 - $84

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from French Riviera to Genoa is to bus which costs 13€ - 17€ and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from French Riviera to Genoa is to Thello which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 5h 6m.

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The distance between French Riviera and Genoa is 204 km.

The best way to get from French Riviera to Genoa without a car is to Thello which takes 5h 6m and costs 26€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from French Riviera to Genoa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from French Riviera to Genoa is to Thello which takes 5h 6m and costs 26€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 6h 10m.

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There are 1505+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from French Riviera to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 127.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between French Riviera, FR-93, France and Genoa, Italy?

Thello operates a train from French Riviera to Genoa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 18m. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from French Riviera to Genoa once a week. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3h.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Antibes to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
thello.com
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 Antibes to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Antibes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Antibes to Genova
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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