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There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Genoa by plane, 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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Fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$64 - $258

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) MAD - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$52 - $248

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Fly to Turin, train  •  8 h 14 min

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

$67 - $378

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Linate (LIN) MAD - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$79 - $300

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MAD - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$67 - $251

Fly to Nice, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE) MAD - NCE
  2. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe

$95 - $281

Fly to Marseille, train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe

$93 - $267

Train  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$199 - $282

Bus  •  24 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa N719 / ...

$111 - $155

Drive  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Genoa 906.7 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Genoa is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Genoa is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 7 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Genoa, Genoa via Gare Thiers and Nice, Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe via Marseille-Saint-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Genoa is 1127 km. The road distance is 1450.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 14 h 42 min and costs 170€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Madrid to Genoa, including transfers.

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Madrid to Genoa bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Genoa train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Genoa is to train which takes 14 h 42 min and costs 170€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 24 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 704.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Madrid to Genoa via Marseille-St-Charles and Marseille-Saint-Charles in around 14 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Genoa via Nice, Gare Thiers, Aéroport T.2, and Nice, Nice in around 24 h 19 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Turin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
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 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
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
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Madrid to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Genoa, Genoa station.

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Madrid to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Genova Piazza Principe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Genoa is 1451 km. It takes approximately 13 h 51 min to drive from Madrid to Genoa.

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Air Europa, Lufthansa, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 1466+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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