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There are 12 ways to get from Paris to Genoa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Genoa  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Genoa (GOA) CDG - GOA

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Bus  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Turin N410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Genoa N580 / ...

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Fly Paris Orly to Genoa  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Genoa (GOA) ORY - GOA

Fly Paris Orly to Nice, bus  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nice (NCE) ORY - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport T2 to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova Brignole

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova Brignole

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole

Train via Turin  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole 2119 / ...

Train  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

Bus via Besançon  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Besançon BlaBlaCar / ...
  2. Take the bus from Besançon to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia BlaBlaCar Bus

Drive  •  8h 47m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Genoa 910 km

Paris to Genoa by train

The train journey time between Paris and Genoa is around 8h 41m and covers a distance of around 878 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 7m. Operated by TGV inOui, Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Paris to Genoa train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Genova Brignole. Typically 24 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

24 Weekly Trains
8h 41m Average Duration
€59 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Genoa is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Genoa is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Genoa is to bus via Besançon which costs €35 - €55 and takes 20h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Genoa is to fly. Taking this option will cost €60 - €350 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Genoa via Turin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Genova Brignole via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 41m.

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The distance between Paris and Genoa is 706 km. The road distance is 910 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Genoa without a car is to train via Turin which takes 8h 41m and costs €55 - €210.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Paris to Genoa, including transfers.

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Paris to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Genoa train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Genoa is to fly which takes 5h 4m and costs €55 - €250. Alternatively, you can train via Turin, which costs €55 - €210 and takes 8h 41m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €60 and takes 13h.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 705.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

Volotea, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti fly from Magenta to Genoa once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris Bercy to Genoa via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto in around 8h 41m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
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 Rogoredo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
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 Rogoredo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
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 Torino Lingotto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €22
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€85 - €95
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€100 - €115
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 Rogoredo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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
Twice 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 10 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Nice - Airport T2 to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Besançon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Besançon to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Blablabus
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 Nice Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Turin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Turin Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Itabus

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Genoa is 910 km. It takes approximately 8h 47m to drive from Paris to Genoa.

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Volotea, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti offer flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Genoa Airport.

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