There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic / ...

$109 - $174

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Bus  •  9 h 2 min

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

$28 - $46

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 26 min

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

$107 - $171

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure 259.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$64 - $269

Fly to Genoa  •  7 h 46 min

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

$102 - $265

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 41 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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$113 - $268

Fly to Nice, night bus, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  2. Take the night bus from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$58 - $163

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at San Lorenzo via Genova - Doria Metro Principe and Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at S.Margherita Ligure Portofino via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Santa Margherita Ligure is 317 km. The road distance is 415.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure without a car is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure, including transfers.

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Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure 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 Santa Margherita Ligure is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 2 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Genoa, Genoa station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure.
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  • Distance: 198.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h.

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
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
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 Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $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 - $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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
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 Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
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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Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at S.Margherita Ligure Portofino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure is 415 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Geneva to Santa Margherita Ligure.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 1859+ hotels available in Santa Margherita Ligure. Prices start at $68 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 .

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