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

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Ec / ...

$98 - $187

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Turin, Torino N405 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Genoa, Genoa 501 / ...

$24 - $40

7 alternative options

Train via Genova Brignole  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$98 - $166

Train, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Genova - Stazione Marittima

$105 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Genoa 240.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe

$52 - $279

Fly to Genoa  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Genoa (GOA) GVA - GOA

$102 - $262

Fly to Nice, night bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  2. Take the night bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa

$57 - $158

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe

$101 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Genoa is to bus which costs SFr 22 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Genoa is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Genoa, Genoa via Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Genoa is 296 km. The road distance is 385.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Geneva to Genoa, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 185.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Genoa via Turin, Torino in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Bus operators
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 Geneva to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Martigny to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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