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There are 7 ways to get from Genoa to Cannes by bus, train, rideshare 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

Bus Eurolines IT  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Cannes Hôtel de Ville 210 Express

$34 - $63

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Cannes 146.3 miles

$3

5 alternative options

Thello  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Cannes

$30 - $40

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Cannes, Cannes 492 / ...

$8 - $22

Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes

$27 - $52

Bus Lirosi Linee  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Antibes

$22 - $31

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Cannes 147.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Cannes is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Cannes is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Cannes, Cannes. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Cannes. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Cannes is 181 km. The road distance is 235.4 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Cannes without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs 29€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Genoa to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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Genoa to Cannes train services, operated by Thello, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Cannes is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs 29€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can Thello, which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 113.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Cannes, France?

You can take a bus from Genoa to Cannes via Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière and Nice Airport in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, Thello operates a train from Genoa to Cannes 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.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 Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
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 Genoa, Genoa to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Genoa to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gênes to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Genoa to Cannes train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Cannes is 235 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Genoa to Cannes.

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There are 4291+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Genoa and Cannes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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