There are 10 ways to get from Stuttgart to Genoa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Stuttgart to Genoa  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Genoa (GOA) STR - GOA

105€ - 449€

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Bus  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Genoa, Genoa N177

35€ - 48€

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Genoa  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Genoa (GOA) FRA - GOA

131€ - 239€

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

46€ - 1577€

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Linate (LIN) STR - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

57€ - 416€

Train to Munich, fly to Genoa  •  7h 9m

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

109€ - 364€

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) STR - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

38€ - 341€

Train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ic
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

137€ - 275€

Bus via Winterthur  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Zuffenhausen Station to Winterthur Station
  2. Take the bus from Winterthur to Genoa Marittima Basel-Genua-Savona

51€ - 72€

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Genoa 648.1 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Genoa is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Genoa is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 240€ and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Genova Brignole via Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Genoa is 487 km. The road distance is 648.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 10h 4m and costs 130€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Stuttgart to Genoa, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Genoa train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Genoa is to fly which takes 6h 48m and costs 100€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 280€ and takes 10h 4m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Stuttgart Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 487.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Genoa, Italy?

Lufthansa, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Genoa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Genoa via Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale in around 10h 4m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Genoa via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 290€
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 290€
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1300€
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Genoa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 95€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 15 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
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 Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
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 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€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zuffenhausen Station to Winterthur Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Winterthur to Genoa Marittima
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
ExpressBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Genoa is 648 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Stuttgart to Genoa.

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Swiss, KLM, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 1893+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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