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There are 8 ways to get from Genoa to Corsica by train, car ferry, bus or plane

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, car ferry via Nice  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Nice to Ajaccio

$59 - $169

Cheapest option

Car ferry, train  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
  2. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio Gare

$55 - $91

6 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Livorno
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Bastia
  3. Take the bus from Bastia to Ajaccio

Train, car ferry  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Livorno Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Bastia
  3. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio Gare

$95 - $180

Car ferry, bus  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
  2. Take the bus from Bastia to Ajaccio

Train, fly to Bastia  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bastia (BIA) NCE - BIA

$122 - $304

Train, fly to Calvi  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Calvi (CLY) NCE - CLY

$118 - $378

Train, fly to Ajaccio  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Ajaccio (AJA) NCE - AJA

$95 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Corsica is to car ferry and train which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 15h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Corsica is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 5h 44m.

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The distance between Genoa and Corsica is 249 km.

The best way to get from Genoa to Corsica without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10h 52m and costs 50€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 10h 52m to get from Genoa to Corsica, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Bastia Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Air Corsica offers flights from Nice Airport to Bastia Airport.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Corsica. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Corsica.
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  • Distance: 155.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 52m

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

There is no direct connection from Genoa to Ajaccio. However, you can take the train to Ventimiglia, take the walk to Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione, take the train to Gare de Nice-Riquier, take the walk to Riquier, take the line 07 bus to Le Port Arson, take the walk to Nice, then take the car ferry to Ajaccio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Genoa to Ajaccio via Livorno, Stazione Centrale B, Della Repubblica, Livorno, Bastia, and Bastia in around 12h 19m.

Airlines
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Nice to Calvi
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
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
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Brignole to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Le Corse Train
Phone
04 95 32 90 00
Email
direction@cf-corse.com
Website
train-corse.com
Train from Bastia to Ajaccio Gare
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
cf-corse.fr
Schedules at
train-corse.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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
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 Genoa, Genoa to Livorno
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Corse Voyages
Website
eurocorse.com
Bus from Bastia to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
eurocorse.com
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Livorno to Bastia
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Schedules at
mobylines.com
Standard car
$40 - $60
Low season
$28 - $40
High season
$40 - $60

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