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There are 11 ways to get from Genoa to Rome by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Roma Termini

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

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Bus, night train

  1. Take the bus from Genoa Piazza della Vittoria Bus Stop to Florence Bus Station
  2. Take the night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Genova Brignole to Roma Tiburtina

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Rome

Drive

  1. Drive from Genoa to Rome

Fly Genoa to Rome

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO)

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Pavia
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Rome (FCO)

Train to Turin, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Rome (FCO)

Fly Genoa to Naples, train

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rome (FCO)

Genoa to Rome by train

The train journey time between Genoa and Rome is around 4h 54m and covers a distance of around 483 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 13m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia Intercity, the Genoa to Rome train service departs from Genova Brignole and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
4h 54m
Fastest train time:
4h 13m
Train distance:
483 km
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:20
Last train departs at:
18:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Genoa to Rome train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Rome is to rideshare which costs €27 and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Rome is to fly which costs €40 - €210 and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Genoa and Rome is 401 km. The road distance is 499.3 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Rome without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs €29 - €110.

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The train from Genova Brignole to Roma Termini takes 4h 46m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Genoa to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Genova Brignole station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Rome is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs €29 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €30 and takes 6h, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €210 and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Rome.
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  • Distance: 400.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Rome, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Genova Brignole to Roma Termini 4 times a day. Tickets cost €35 - €110 and the journey takes 4h 46m. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €25 - €30 and the journey takes 6h. Itabus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €180
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €120
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €110
Train operators
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 Brignole to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Genova Brignole to Pavia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Brignole to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Train from Genova Brignole to Pavia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Genova Brignole to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
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 Pavia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €22
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
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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ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €30
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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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €27
Website
Itabus
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gênes to Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Genoa Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Genoa to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Genoa to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Rome is 499 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Genoa to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Genoa Airport to Rome Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs €1 - €3.

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