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There are 5 ways to get from Rapallo to Genoa by train, bus, rideshare, taxi 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

  1. Take the train from Rapallo to Genova Brignole

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Anagrafe to Genova V.le Caviglia

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Rapallo to Gênes

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Rapallo to Genoa

Drive

  1. Drive from Rapallo to Genoa

Rapallo to Genoa by train

The train journey time between Rapallo and Genoa is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 27 km. The fastest train normally takes 19 min. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and Trenitalia Frecce, the Rapallo to Genoa train service departs from Rapallo and arrives in Genova Brignole. Typically 338 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
40 min
Fastest train time:
19 min
Train distance:
27 km
Trains per week:
338
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:25
Last train departs at:
22:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rapallo to Genoa train schedules

Rapallo → Genoa
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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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.

The social distance requirement in Genoa is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rapallo to Genoa is to bus which costs €2 and takes 1h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Rapallo to Genoa is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €30 - €40 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Anagrafe and arriving at Genova V.le Caviglia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rapallo and arriving at Genova Brignole. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Rapallo and Genoa is 23 km. The road distance is 27.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rapallo to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs €2 - €35.

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The train from Rapallo to Genova Brignole takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Rapallo to Genoa bus services, operated by AMT Genova, depart from Anagrafe station.

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Rapallo to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Rapallo station.

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The best way to get from Rapallo to Genoa is to train which takes 52 min and costs €2 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €2 and takes 1h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Rapallo to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 23.4 km
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Rapallo to Genova Brignole every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €6 and the journey takes 52 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, AMT Genova operates a bus from Anagrafe to Genova V.le Caviglia hourly. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 1h 14m.

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 Rapallo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €6
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 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 Rapallo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€3 - €5
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 Rapallo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€6 - €10
Base Standard
€18 - €25
Base Premium
€24 - €35
Bus operators
AMT Genova
Phone
848 000 030
Email
amt.spa@pec.amt.genova.it
Website
amt.genova.it
Bus from Anagrafe to Genova V.le Caviglia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Website
AMT Genova
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rapallo to Gênes
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Rapallo to Genoa
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Taxi 5966
Phone
+39 010 5966
Website
5966.it
Gexi Genova Taxi
Phone
+39 010 89333
Website
gexi.it
Comat Prenotaxi
Phone
+39 010 77277
Website
prenotaxi.com

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Rapallo to Genoa bus services, operated by AMT Genova, arrive at Genova V.le Caviglia station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapallo to Genoa is 28 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Rapallo to Genoa.

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

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