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There are 6 ways to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan Linate Airport to Genoa

Train

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

Train via Pavia

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Pavia
  2. Take the train from Pavia to Genova Brignole

Train via Milano Centrale Station

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Brignole

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Milan Linate Airport to Genoa

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa by bus

12 Weekly Buses
2h 25m Average Duration
€10 Cheapest Price
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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) → Genoa
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The cheapest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa is to bus which costs €10 - €13 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Milan Linate Airport and arriving at Genoa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Genoa is 120 km. The road distance is 150.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa without a car is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs €10 - €13.

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The bus from Milan Linate Airport to Genoa takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan Linate Airport station.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs €10 - €13. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €13 - €60 and takes 3h 3m.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Genoa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa is 151 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa.

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Map of how to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 120.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 25m

What companies run services between Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy and Genoa, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Milan Linate Airport to Genoa twice daily. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole every 4 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €14 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Two other operators also service this route.

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 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Train from Pavia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
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 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Pavia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Pavia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Milano Porta Vittoria to Pavia
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenord
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan Linate Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Milan Linate Airport to Genoa

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