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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Rapallo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Rapallo Ic / ...

$108 - $172

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Torino
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Genova

$28 - $58

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa N504

$28 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Rapallo 257.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 15 min

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

$65 - $267

Fly to Genoa  •  8 h 26 min

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

$103 - $266

Fly to Nice, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  2. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe

$70 - $193

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rapallo is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 60 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rapallo is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 90 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Rapallo. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Rapallo via Genova - Doria Metro Principe and Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Rapallo. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Rapallo via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Rapallo is 317 km. The road distance is 411.8 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rapallo without a car is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Geneva to Rapallo, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Rapallo train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rapallo is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 28 - SFr 50 and takes 9 h 12 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 270 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Rapallo.
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  • Distance: 198.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Rapallo via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Rapallo once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
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 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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 - $140
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 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Rapallo
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C.
Phone
+39 0974.836185
Website
giulianobus.com
Bus from Turin to Genova
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
giulianobus.com
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Turin to Genova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
saj.it

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Geneva to Rapallo train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Rapallo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Rapallo is 412 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Geneva to Rapallo.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 1750+ hotels available in Rapallo. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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