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

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 Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Ec / ...

$32 - $80

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour / ...

$9 - $37

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$32 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Genoa 137.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Genoa is to bus which costs SFr 9 - SFr 40 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Genoa is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Genoa is 179 km. The road distance is 220.5 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Lugano to Genoa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps via Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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There are 1453+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 111.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Lugano to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lugano to Genoa via Milan, Milan and Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Milán, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Janov, Piazza Vittoria
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Genova
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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