How to Reach Genoa


  • By Plane: The main airport of the city Aeroporto di Genova - Cristoforo Colombo is well-connected other major European cities like Rome, London, Munich, Paris and Madrid. There are frequent flights to Genoa and you can reach the city centre by taking hired taxi or a shuttle.
  • By Train: There are two train stations in Genoa- Brignole and Principe serving trains to and from Milan, Turin, Rome, Tuscany and France. Genoa travel by train is a reasonable option.
  • By Road: Genoa is well-connected by road with the various highways and there are a number of Euroline coaches from various European countries if you don’t want to hire a taxi or drive-yourself car. Genoa travel guide recommends opting for the Euroline coaches.
  • By Boat: Genoa is an important port and has various ferry services from Barcelona (Spain), Valletta (Malta), Bastia (Corsica), Olbia and Porto Torres (Sardinia), Palermo (Sicily), Tangier (Morocco) and Tunis (Tunisia). Genoa cruises are fun to be on.


  • The best way to get around is by the public transport. The bus service is pretty efficient and you can opt for it to get around the city. Also recommended id the underground train service wherein you can buy the tickets in bulk which makes the travel in the city very reasonable.
  • Getting around by rented taxi or car is not recommended by the Genoa vacation planner because of the extremely crowded streets and the traffic. Also, getting a parking spot is tedious hence opt for public transport and enjoy the city tour without any hassle.
  • For some tourist spots, a boat ride is also available.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Genoa. The most preferred mode of transport in Genoa is Walking.

Average distance: 16.89 km Average time: 40.31 min

  • Walking 37.5%
    Walking 35 min Motorbike 6.67 min Waiting 1.67 min Train 1.33 min Bus 0.83 min Overall average time for 4.7 kms 45.5 min
  • Train/Metro 18.75%
    Train 39 min Driving 10 min Walking 8.33 min Waiting 4.67 min Other 3.33 min Bus 1.33 min Overall average time for 44 kms 66.67 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 6.25%
    Bus 20 min Waiting 2 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 8 kms 24 min
  • Car 31.25%
    Driving 23.6 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 17.4 kms 24.6 min
  • Motorbike 6.25%
    Motorbike 25 min Overall average time for 15 kms 25 min
Route Distance Time
Rapallo to Genoa 33.85 km 33 mins
Alessandria to Genoa 65.64 km 1 hour 5 mins
Levanto to Genoa 80.31 km 1 hour 20 mins
Pavia to Genoa 88.99 km 1 hour 28 mins
La spezia to Genoa 94.36 km 1 hour 34 mins
Imperia to Genoa 114.9 km 1 hour 54 mins
Milan to Genoa 119.75 km 1 hour 59 mins
Samarate to Genoa 134.92 km 2 hours 14 mins
Cassano d'adda to Genoa 138.78 km 2 hours 18 mins
Cremona to Genoa 146.23 km 2 hours 26 mins
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