There are 5 ways to get from Lausanne to Genoa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$80 - $135

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Genova - Stazione Marittima

$60 - $85

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Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Genoa 246.1 miles

$55 - $90

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 1 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

$67 - $285

Train, fly to Genoa  •  7 h 11 min

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

$117 - $290

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Genova - Stazione Marittima. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 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 6 h 5 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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The best way to get from Lausanne to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Lausanne to Genoa, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Genoa bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Genoa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Genoa is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Lausanne to Genoa bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Genova - Stazione Marittima station.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 185 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, Domo Reisen operates a bus from Lausanne to Genoa once a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
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 Genoa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
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
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 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 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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Lausanne to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Genova Brignole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Genoa is 394 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Lausanne to Genoa.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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