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

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sanremo Reg / ...

$9 - $27

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Sanremo 513

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Sanremo 92.3 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Sanremo 93.2 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genova and arriving at Sanremo. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Sanremo. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Sanremo is 114 km. The road distance is 149.1 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs .

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The train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sanremo takes 1 h 59 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Genoa to Sanremo bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Genova station.

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Genoa to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Sanremo is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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Genoa to Sanremo bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Genoa to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Sanremo.
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  • Distance: 71.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Genoa to Sanremo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Thello also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Genoa to Sanremo 6 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a week.

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 Piazza Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $21
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to San Remo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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 Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gênes to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Sanremo is 149 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Genoa to Sanremo.

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Book your Genoa to Sanremo bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1812+ hotels available in Sanremo. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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

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