There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Genoa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 15m

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

30€ - 95€

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Genoa, Genoa 1922

23€ - 30€

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from Venice to Genoa 403.5 km

50€ - 80€

Fly from Venice  •  5h 36m

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

81€ - 303€

Train to Trieste, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Genoa (GOA) TRS - GOA

95€ - 370€

Train to Verona, fly  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Genoa (GOA) VRN - GOA

70€ - 350€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Genoa is to bus which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Genoa is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Liberta' Santa Chiara and arriving at Genoa, Genoa via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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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 15m.

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The distance between Venice and Genoa is 290 km. The road distance is 403.5 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs 30€ - 95€.

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The train from Venezia S. Lucia to Genova Brignole takes 4h 15m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Venice to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice Mestre 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 15m and costs 30€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 8h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 310€ and takes 5h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 290.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Genova Brignole once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 95€ and the journey takes 4h 15m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Genoa, Genoa twice daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 27€ and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Alghero
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Verona to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Verona to Genoa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Train operators
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
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 S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Venice, Venice Mestre to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m 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 404 km. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Venice to Genoa.

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

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Book your Venice to Genoa train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 1245+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 15 min and costs 11€.

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