There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Genoa by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ic / ...

$59 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. N177 / ...

$14 - $45

6 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 51 min

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. 268 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Genoa  •  6 h 38 min

  1. ZRH - GOA

$99 - $413

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. ZRH - MXP

$99 - $325

Fly to Nice, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. ZRH - NCE

Fly to Lugano, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. ZRH - LUG

$120 - $317

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Zürich to Genoa via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Genoa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. RegioJet also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Janov, Piazza Vittoria
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Luzern Hbf to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Genoa is 331 km. The road distance is 429 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Genoa is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 45 and takes 6 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Genoa is to drive which takes 4 h 44 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 95.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Genova Brignole via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Zürich to Genoa, including transfers.