There are 4 ways to get from Genoa to La Spezia by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$6 - $22

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia 26 / ...

$5 - $10

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to La Spezia 64.9 miles

$7

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to La Spezia 64.6 miles

$15 - $23

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genova and arriving at La Spezia. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at La Spezia Centrale. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Genoa and La Spezia is 78 km. The road distance is 103.4 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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The train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Genoa to La Spezia bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Genova station.

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Genoa to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to La Spezia is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Genoa to La Spezia bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at La Spezia station.

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Genoa to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and La Spezia, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Genoa to La Spezia hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Trenitalia also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Genoa to La Spezia once daily. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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 Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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 Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Genova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.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 La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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 La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to La Spezia is 103 km. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Genoa to La Spezia.

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Book your Genoa to La Spezia bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 3201+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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

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