There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Genoa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Genoa  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Genoa (GOA) MAD - GOA

82€ - 362€

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 9m

  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

39€ - 410€

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Fly to Nice, bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE) MAD - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia

61€ - 183€

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 2m

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

64€ - 339€

Fly to Turin, train  •  8h 28m

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

69€ - 307€

Train  •  14h 44m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe Ec

113€ - 157€

Bus via Nice Airport (NCE)  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Niza
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Genova Barcelona - Bologna

Bus  •  24h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Est Sur to Nice Aéroport 252
  2. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria 703

73€ - 103€

Drive  •  13h 52m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Genoa 1450.7 km

190€ - 290€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Genoa is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 24h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Genoa is to fly which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Genova via Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h.

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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 P.Za Principe via Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 44m.

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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 14h 44m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Madrid to Genoa, including transfers.

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Madrid to Genoa bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Genoa train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 1127.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

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

Iberia, Volotea and five other airlines fly from Madrid to Genoa every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Genoa via Marseille St Charles in around 14h 44m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 140€
Flights from Madrid to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 460€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 440€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 260€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 410€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 410€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 440€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 280€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
20€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
Train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
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
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 22€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nice - Airport to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Niza
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Nice to Genova
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid Est Sur to Nice Aéroport
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The best way to get from Madrid to Genoa is to fly which takes 5h 36m and costs 80€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 14h 44m, you could also bus via Nice Airport (NCE), which costs and takes 23h.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Madrid to Genoa bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Genova station.

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Madrid to Genoa train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Genova P.Za Principe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Genoa is 1451 km. It takes approximately 13h 52m to drive from Madrid to Genoa.

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Iberia, Volotea, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Genoa Airport.

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