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There are 5 ways to get from Genoa to Giens by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Toulon BlaBlaCar Bus

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Train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Toulon Tgv / ...

Bus via Nice Airport (NCE)  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa Train station to Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to LE LUC - Rond Point de L'Europe - LE LUC
  3. Take the bus from Rond Point de l'Europe - LE LUC to Pillement - HYERES

Night bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the night bus from Genoa to Toulon N523

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Genoa to Giens 355.9 km

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Giens is to bus which costs €16 - €20 and takes 7h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Giens is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Giens. However, there are services departing from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia and arriving at Giens via Gare Routière - TOULON and Hyères Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Genoa and Giens is 272 km. The road distance is 355.9 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Giens without a car is to bus which takes 7h 24m and costs €16 - €20.

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Genoa to Giens, including transfers.

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Genoa to Giens bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Giens is to bus which takes 7h 24m and costs €16 - €20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €35 - €140 and takes 8h 53m.

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Genoa to Giens bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Toulon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Giens is 356 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Genoa to Giens.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Giens.
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  • Distance: 272.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 24m

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

Blablabus operates a bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Toulon once daily. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Giens via Ventimiglia, Nice Ville, Toulon, Hyeres, and Gare in around 8h 53m.

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 P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Nice Ville to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Toulon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Genoa Train station to Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Union Ivkoni
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to LE LUC - Rond Point de L'Europe - LE LUC
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Genoa to Toulon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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