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There are 10 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 via Florence

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole to Florence
  2. Take the bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni

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Bus

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

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 from Genoa

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

Train to Turin, fly

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Torino Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Rome (FCO)

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Rome (FCO)

Train to Milan Linate, fly

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

Genoa to Rome by train

71 Weekly Trains
4h 46m Average Duration
€28 Cheapest Price
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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 €30 - €170 and takes 3h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart every four hours, 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 three 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 €28 - €110.

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The train from Genova Brignole to Roma Termini takes 4h 46m including transfers and departs every three 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 €28 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €30 and takes 6h, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €170 and takes 3h 31m.

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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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost €35 - €110 and the journey takes 4h 46m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 5 times a day. Tickets cost €25 - €30 and the journey takes 6h. Itabus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €160
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Alghero
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Aeroitalia
Website
aeroitalia.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
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 Genova Brignole to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€28 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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
6h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Trenitalia
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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 Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
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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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
5 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €35
Website
Itabus
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Itabus
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Genova Brignole to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
RegioJet
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Marino Autolinee
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
TerraVision IT
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
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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Book your Genoa to Rome train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Genoa to Rome bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2909+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at €87 per night.

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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 22 min and costs €1 - €3.

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