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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Genoa by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Genova Brignole Fb / ...

16€ - 110€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Genoa, Genoa 500 / ...

22€ - 45€

Rideshare  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Gênes 317.2 miles

20€ - 45€

Drive  •  4h 56m

  1. Drive from Rome to Genoa 315.1 miles

65€ - 95€

Fly to Genoa  •  3h 33m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Genoa (GOA) FCO - GOA

38€ - 248€

Fly to Pisa, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pisa (PSA) FCO - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole

95€ - 380€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Genoa is to bus which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Genoa is to fly which costs 35€ - 250€ and takes 3h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Genova Brignole. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Rome and Genoa is 401 km. The road distance is 504.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs 16€ - 110€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Genova Brignole takes 4h 8m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Rome to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Genoa is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs 16€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 6h, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 250€ and takes 3h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 250.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Genoa every 4 hours. Tickets cost 35€ - 110€ and the journey takes 4h 8m. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Genoa every 4 hours. Tickets cost 24€ - 45€ and the journey takes 6h. Baltour also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
16€ - 21€
Base 2nd Class
45€ - 55€
Base 1st Class
65€ - 75€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base 2nd Class
18€ - 23€
Base 1st Class
29€ - 33€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Baltour
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Gênes
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Genoa is 504 km. It takes approximately 4h 56m to drive from Rome to Genoa.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Genoa Airport.

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Book your Rome to Genoa bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 1998+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at 63€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 7€ - 35€.

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