There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Genoa by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

$92 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station Rj
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milan to Genoa

$19 - $29

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Turin, Torino 222
  3. Take the bus from Turin to Genova

$39 - $69

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Genoa 246.1 miles

$55 - $90

Train, fly to Genoa  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Genoa (GOA) GVA - GOA

$117 - $290

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$78 - $292

Train, fly to Nice, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa

$68 - $177

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$127 - $291

Train, fly to Pisa  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole

$89 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Genoa is to bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 29 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Genoa is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Genoa is 296 km. The road distance is 393.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Lausanne to Genoa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Genoa via Geneva - Bus station and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Genova Brignole via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Genoa via Geneva - Bus station and Milan in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Martigny to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C.
Phone
+39 0974.836185
Website
giulianobus.com
Bus from Turin to Genova
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
giulianobus.com

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