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Train Information between Genoa and Riomaggiore

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$11 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRegionale, Intercity or Regionale Veloce

Trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore cover the 45 miles (72 km) long route taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Intercity or Regionale Veloce. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $11 (€9), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Genova Piazza Principe and arrive in Riomaggiore.

Trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore

While moving along the Riviera, you can choose to travel using trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore as you sightsee on other famous landmarks. The distance between the two cities is roughly 75.2 miles (121.1 km) and might take you anywhere between 1h 20min to 2h 30min on the tracks depending on whether you use a direct train or one with tranfers. Once you get to Riomaggiore there are multiple places to visit including experiencing a boat ride along 5 riveting villages with Cinqueterre dal Mare Tours. For lovers of fine art, you could head to Art in Banchi which is an exhibition store displaying magnificent Italian pieces. You could also visit the Alimentari Franca which has a wide selection of food, wine, cheese, cold cuts and olives, or alternatively head on over to Terra Di Bargon and indulge in an impeccable wine tasting as you get to learn about the traditional wine production method.

Genoa to Riomaggiore train time: daily departures

When choosing between trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore, expect different departure times due to different transfers that occur on the trip. The first train that leaves the station is Regionale and departs at around 7:11 a.m. Regionale has 38 trains operating the route which leave the station after every 20-30min of each other, and has the last train departing at around 10:56 p.m. The first Intercity train leaves the station at roughly 8:51 a.m. and has 17 trains that leave the station within every 40min in the morning hours up until 9:56 a.m., and then again between 3:47 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. The last Intercity train leaves the station at around 10:43 p.m. 5 Terre Express is the third train which operates the route and has 2 trains with departure times at around 5:29 p.m. and about 5:38 p.m. All the departure times remain constant every day including weekends as per the passenger’s convenience.

How long is the journey by train from Genoa to Riomaggiore?

The time spent on trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore depends entirely on whether you board direct trains or trains with multiple transfers as well as the time spent at each transfer. If you prefer spending less time on the journey, you should consider looking for direct trains which can get you to your destination in around 1h 17min. If you do not mind a few stops along the way, the journey might take you anywhere between 1h 30min to 2h 30min on trains that have one transfer, while two transfer trips might take you around 1h 55min. Direct trains using Regionale are seen to be faster compared to direct 5 Terre Express trains which take about 1h 50min.

What are the departure and arrival stations from Genoa to Riomaggiore?

Departure train station: Once you plan on leaving Genoa, you can head to Genova Piazza Principe Railway Station which is the central station of Genoa and is located at Piazza Acquaverde. The distance to the station form the city center is roughly 1.5 miles (2.4 km) and is about a 30min walk away. You could also catch the Line 20 bus which takes around 8min to get to the station or the subway which might take around 9min. You could also opt to board a taxi if you are burdened with a lot of luggage and is a much more comfortable option, and will get you to Genova Piazza Principe station in 3min. While you wait for your train, you can take advantage of some of the station’s facilities including the restrooms, tourist information counters, shops and restaurants as well as the luggage storage area. You could also head to Genoa Brignole Railway station which is the second largest station in Genoa and is only 0.3 miles (0.6 km) from the city center. You can walk to that station in around 2min or you can grab a taxi if you are burdened with luggage. Some of the amenities that can be found on site include ticket offices, shops, restaurants, a waiting room, store rooms and accommodation.

Arrival train station: Once you get to Riomaggiore, you will arrive at the Riomaggiore railway station located on the Genoa-Pisa railway. The station is located in the city center and is accessible to major shops and restaurants found in the metropoliatan area. There are no taxis at the station as there is only a foot tunnel and some steps that lead to the Riomaggiore center. Some of the amenities accessible to passengers found at the railway station include washrooms, ticket machines, a ticket counter and a bar.

Which train companies travel from Genoa to Riomaggiore?

The main provider with trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore is Trenitalia. Trenitalia trains that operate on the Genoe-Riomaggiore route are Regionale, Intercity and 5 Terre Express trains. Regionale and 5 Terre Express offer direct trains while Intercity and Regionale have trains with a few transfers occurring in the stations of Sestri Levante, Genoa Brignole, La Spezia Centrale and Levanto. Regionale has 38 trains operating the route that leave the station after every 40min, Intercity has 17 trains while 5 Terre Express has 2 trains that operate during the evening hours of the day.

Trenitalia trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore

The first Regionale train departs at around 7:11 a.m. and subsequent trains leave after every 20-30min of each other, with the last train departing at around 10:56 p.m. Direct trains using Regionale are usually the fastest and can take you around 1h 17min of travel time, while trains with one or two transfers take anywhere between 1h 30min to 2h 30min. The first Intercity train leaves the station at roughly 8:51 a.m. and has trains leaving the station within every 40min of each other in the morning hours up until about 9:56 a.m., and then again between around 3:47 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. The last Intercity train leaves the station at approximately 10:43 p.m. Trips with Intercity take around 1h 30min to 1h 47min. 5 Terre Express is the third train which operates the route and has 2 trains with departure times at around 5:29 p.m. and about 5:38 p.m. 5 terre Express only offers direct trains which take around 2h 5min on the rails. Trenitalia trains operating the route have both ordinary and 2nd class tickets.

Trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore: services on board

There are services offered by the Sala Blu which provides assistance to disabled travelers. There is also no limit to the amount of luggage that you carry on board, as Trenitalia are quite flexible with their luggage policy and do not charge passengers for oversize or overweight luggage. While considering ticket options, you have the option of picking between Base, Economy and Super Economy. All ticket options will grant access to free Wi-Fi, power outlets at each seat as well as AC. Base however has better seats with more leg room and offers a complimentary meal included in the ticket. Pets are also allowed on Trenitalia trains. Larger pets which cannot fit in carrier containers however will need have half-price tickets so that owners can have them on the trains.

How to find cheap tickets from Genoa to Riomaggiore

There are a few ways you can be able to get cheap trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore while looking through Omio. When choosing to travel with Trenitalia, you should be aware that they usually provide discounts to the youth below 30 years as well as the eldelrly who are over 60 years of age. If you are not too strict with time, you can choose to book trains with multiple transfers compared to direct train as they are usually cheaper. Some trains also offer cheaper trains if you opt to book online compared to when you book for trains right before departure, as Trenitalia trains offer booking options as early as 6 months prior to your trip. You can also choose to be more flexible with travel times and dates so as to maximize your chances of getting great deals.

 

Travel Tips

Trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore
Travel by train to Riomaggiore easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Genoa to Riomaggiore.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Genoa to Riomaggiore?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Genoa and Riomaggiore for the next 7 days starting from $9 (€7)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train between Genoa and Riomaggiore?
The train price between Genoa and Riomaggiore is on average $11 (€9)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Genoa to Riomaggiore by train?
The Genoa to Riomaggiore train distance is approximately 45 miles (72 km).
What is the Genoa to Riomaggiore train travel time?
The Genoa to Riomaggiore train duration is on average 1 h 18 min, which is to be expected when traveling 45 miles (72 km) to Riomaggiore from Genoa. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Genoa to Riomaggiore depart from? Which Riomaggiore train station do I come into from Genoa?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Genova Piazza Principe   to Riomaggiore.

Where is the train station in Genoa to go to Riomaggiore? Where is the train station in Riomaggiore located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Genova Piazza Principe and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Riomaggiore and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Riomaggiore.

What train providers go from Genoa to Riomaggiore?
When taking a train from Genoa to Riomaggiore, you can count on Regionale, Intercity or Regionale Veloce for the best way to get you to Riomaggiore. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Genoa to Riomaggiore and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there from Genoa to Riomaggiore?
The average number of trains departing Genoa for Riomaggiore is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Genoa to Riomaggiore? When is the last train from Genoa to Riomaggiore?
The earliest train for this route departs from Genoa at 5: 20 AM. The last train leaves from Genoa at 9: 56 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Genoa to Riomaggiore and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Genoa to Riomaggiore to get the best deals?
If you book the Genoa to Riomaggiore train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $11 (€9). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Genoa to Riomaggiore. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Genoa
Riomaggiore
The major railway station for departures from Genoa is Genova Piazza Principe. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Genova Piazza Principe for your journey from Genoa to Riomaggiore.