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There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Genoa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Genova Brignole Fr

$45 - $70

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Bus Baltour  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour

$21 - $33

5 alternative options

Train via Milano Centrale  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...

$38 - $85

Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Genoa, Genoa 505 / ...

$25 - $45

Bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C4  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Genoa, Genoa 482 / ...

$27 - $47

Drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from Venice to Genoa 252.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Genoa (GOA) VCE - GOA

$113 - $437

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Genoa is to bus which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Genoa is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 3h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Genova Brignole. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Venice and Genoa is 290 km. The road distance is 403.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Venezia S.Lucia to Genova Brignole takes 4h 13m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Venice to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Genoa is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 181.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice to Genoa once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 4h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Genoa twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 10m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Alghero
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,000
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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 Venice, Venice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Baltour

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Genoa is 403 km. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Venice to Genoa.

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KLM, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 1505+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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