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There are 4 ways to get from Recco to Sanremo by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Recco to Sanremo Re

€10 - €21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. to Genova V.le Caviglia 75/76
  2. Take the bus from Genova Piazza della Vittoria to Sanremo Autostazione Reggio Calabria

€10 - €12

2 alternative options

Train via Genova P.Za Principe  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Recco to Genova P.Za Principe Re
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo Re / ...

€10 - €22

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Recco to Sanremo 170.4 km

€21 - €35

Recco → Sanremo
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The cheapest way to get from Recco to Sanremo is to bus which costs €9 - €12 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Recco to Sanremo is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Recco to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. and arriving at Sanremo Autostazione via Genova Piazza della Vittoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Recco and arriving at Sanremo. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Recco and Sanremo is 125 km. The road distance is 170.4 km.

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The best way to get from Recco to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs €10 - €21.

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The train from Recco to Sanremo takes 3h 3m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Recco to Sanremo bus services, operated by AMT Genova, depart from Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. station.

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Recco to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Recco station.

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The best way to get from Recco to Sanremo is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs €10 - €21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €12 and takes 4h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Recco to Sanremo.
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  • Distance: 125.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 3m

What companies run services between Recco, Italy and Sanremo, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Recco to Sanremo twice daily. Tickets cost €10 - €21 and the journey takes 3h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Recco to Sanremo via Genova V.le Caviglia and Genova Piazza della Vittoria in around 4h 42m.

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 Recco to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €21
Train from Recco to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €5
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €5
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Thello
Bus operators
AMT Genova
Phone
848 000 030
Email
amt.spa@pec.amt.genova.it
Website
amt.genova.it
Bus from Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. to Genova V.le Caviglia
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
AMT Genova

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Recco to Sanremo bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Sanremo Autostazione station.

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Recco to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Recco to Sanremo is 170 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Recco to Sanremo.

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