How to get to Genoa Piazza Principe Train Station

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Genoa Piazza Principe station information & facilities

Distance from Genoa Piazza Principe to city center
Distance from Genoa Piazza Principe to city center
2.1 miles (3.4 km)
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Travel to Genova Piazza Principe train station from San Teodoro (Genova) city center

San Teodoro is a district of Genoa which borders the Sampierdarena district to the west, Pre and Lagaccio to the east, and Rivarolo to the northwest. On its south, the district overlooks the Port area between the Lanterna and Maritime station, which is a ferry and cruise terminal. The city is well-known for its numerous tourist attractions, which include a lot of religious architecture and a mixture of old and modern civil architecture. The city has a remarkable railway line that serves the whole neighborhood and has train station Genova Piazza Principe as the principal station. The train station serves both the EuroCity services, which run from Marseille to Milan, and the Night services, which run from Nice to Moscow. It also has an underground station that serves the Genoa subway. The train station Genova Piazza Principe also hosts other facilities such as commercial services, warehouses, and retail businesses.

What is the best way to get to the train station from the city center

San Teodoro has an elaborate transport system consisting of a subway, buses, taxis, and a rack railway. Taking a bus is the most convenient option. Three bus lines operate between these two locations: bus number 32, Via Vannuci, bus number 35, Carimento, and bus number 38, Principe Fs. Via Vannuci and Carimento run at an interval of 12 minutes, while Principe Fs runs at an interval of 10 Minutes. All of these buses operate under AMT Genova bus services. Bus number 32, Via Vannuci bus line, would be the best option to consider.

How far is it from the city center to the train station? 

The city center is about 0.6 miles (one kilometer) from the station. However, the distance is approximately 2.2 miles (3.6 kilometers) by bus or taxi and one mile (1.5 kilometers) on foot. Using the Bologna route is faster by taxi compared with the Via Napoli route, because there is less traffic. The bus will take 17 minutes to travel between the city center to the train station Genova Piazza Principe, while a taxi would take ten minutes. Walking between the city center and train station Genova Piazza Principe will take 20 minutes via Salita S. Rocco, which is the shortest walking route. Several train stations connect to San Teodoro city center, including Savona, Sanremo, Voghera, and Milano Rogoredo. Sanremo station, at about 53 minutes away, is closest to the city center compared with the rest. 

How accessible is the train station for those with limited mobility?

The train station Genova Piazza Principe is wheelchair friendly and has elevators. It also offers a phone number, which a traveler can use anytime for ticket assistance. The phone services are accessible between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Local phone call charges apply depending on the landline telephone service provider. Passengers who need mobility assistance should contact the station at least 48 hours before the train departure time. On the day of travel, the passenger should arrive at the departure station at least 30 minutes earlier to get assistance. The assistance personnel will help with one piece of luggage, which should be a maximum of 33 pounds. Special arrangements should be made earlier for luggage above 33 pounds.

Local tips: the train station points of interest

There are a lot of places to visit near train station Genova Piazza Principe. The first place to visit would be Granarolo, a town that has preserved its ancient architecture that dates back to the 12th century. The site is accessible from the station via tram. Architecture enthusiasts should not miss visiting the civil architecture within San Teodoro. One of the marvels of the city is the Prince palace, which was the residence of the rulers of Genoa in the 16th century. The palace has a monumental garden and exquisite frescos. The famous church of San Teodoro is the epicenter of the religious architecture here and carries the name of the town. The church dates back to the 12th century, although its neo-gothic style was built in the late 19th century as it stands today.

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