There are 7 ways to get from Montpellier to Genoa by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Genova

$35 - $60

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Genoa Ouibus

$23 - $32

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$90 - $132

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Genoa 329.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Montpellier to Genoa  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Genoa (GOA) MPL - GOA

$133 - $656

Train to Marseille, fly to Genoa  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Genoa (GOA) MRS - GOA

$112 - $500

Fly Montpellier to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Milan Linate (LIN) MPL - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe

$133 - $523

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Genoa is to bus which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Genoa is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Genova. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe via Marseille-Saint-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Genoa is 415 km. The road distance is 526.8 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Genoa without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The bus from Montpellier to Genova takes 6 h 55 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Montpellier to Genoa bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Genoa train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Genoa is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 8 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 259.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Genoa, Italy?

Autolinee Gambioli operates a bus from Montpellier to Genoa twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montpellier to Genoa via Marseille-St-Charles and Marseille-Saint-Charles in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Genoa via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Montpellier to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Montpellier to Milan Linate via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Milan Linate via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 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
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Montpellier to Genova
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Montpellier to Genoa
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus

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