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There are 10 ways to get from Genoa to Rome by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Roma Termini Fb / ...

29€ - 110€

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N1588 / ...

22€ - 35€

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Piazzale Montelungo
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Rome Termini 9915 / ...

52€ - 119€

Rideshare  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Rome 504 km

27€

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Genoa to Rome 499.3 km

60€ - 95€

Fly from Genoa  •  3h 54m

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

63€ - 208€

Train to Pisa, fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

69€ - 302€

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Rome (FCO) LIN - FCO

61€ - 262€

Train to Turin, fly  •  6h 31m

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

71€ - 293€

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Rome (FCO) BGY - FCO

45€ - 247€

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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 60€ - 210€ and takes 3h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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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, 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 22€ - 35€ and takes 7h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 3h 54m.

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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. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa, Genoa to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 4 times a day. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 20m. Baltour also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
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 Brignole to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
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 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
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).

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 Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Baltour
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Grouppo Stat
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, 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 bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Busbud.

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There are 20359+ 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 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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