There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Genoa by train, bus, night 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.

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Train via Verona Porta Nuova  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Ec / ...

$81 - $149

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Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Verona N468 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Genoa, Genoa 481

$44 - $73

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Train Russian Railways  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bischofshofen Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Bischofshofen to Genova Piazza Principe En

$97 - $130

Night train, train  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Milano Centrale Nj
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Rv / ...

$70 - $133

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Genoa 445.3 miles

$100 - $160

Fly from Salzburg  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Genoa (GOA) SZG - GOA

$73 - $317

Train to Munich, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Genoa (GOA) MUC - GOA

$129 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Genoa is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Genoa is to fly which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Salzburg, Salzburg South and arriving at Genoa, Genoa via Verona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Genoa is 492 km. The road distance is 712.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 10 h 4 min and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Salzburg to Genoa, including transfers.

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

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Salzburg to Genoa train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Genoa is to train which takes 10 h 4 min and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 307.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Genoa via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova, and Milano Centrale in around 10 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Genoa via Verona in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Salzburg to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Salzburg to Genoa via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Genoa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bischofshofen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Bischofshofen to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Verona
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Salzburg to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Genova Piazza Principe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Genoa is 712 km. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Salzburg to Genoa.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Genoa Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Genoa train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Salzburg to Genoa bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1491+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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