There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Genoa by train, bus, rideshare 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  •  2 h 2 min

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

$10 - $30

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Gênes 92.1 miles

$10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Genoa, Genoa 408

$12 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Genoa 92.3 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Genova Brignole. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Milan and Genoa is 119 km. The road distance is 147.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs .

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The train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole takes 2 h 2 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Milan to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Genoa is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 37 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Genoa is 148 km. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Milan to Genoa.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 74.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Genoa, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Milan to Genoa hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Thello also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Genoa once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
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
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
thello.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Gênes
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Genoa. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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