The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rome to Genoa will cost around $ 62 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 44.
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4 h 59 m
7 h 4 m
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Of the 8 train that leave Rome for Genoa every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 401 km distance in an average of 7 h 4 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 59 m .
The slowest train will take 8 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 37 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$32|
|Trains depart from:||Rome|
|Trains arrive in:||Genoa|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce|
Travelers planning a city break or business trip from the Italian capital to the historic city in Liguria can take direct trains from Rome to Genoa using Italy's high-speed network. There are daily direct trains seven days a week, with a choice of morning departure times and an overnight service. Journey times from the capital to Genoa range from just over four hours to more than five hours. Indirect connections with one change en route increase the rail travel options from Rome.
The Italian national rail operator Trenitalia provides direct trains to Genoa from Rome Termini Station with regular Intercity express services and its high-speed Frecciabianca trains. In addition, there are indirect trains requiring one change en route, using Trenitalia Regionale services from Rome connecting with an Intercity departure from Pisa Centrale.
The fastest daily service on the 311-mile route north-west from Rome to Genoa is the early morning departure, taking four hours and 16 minutes to reach the northern city. Other direct trains take between 35 minutes and 90 minutes longer. The overnight service to Genoa from Rome Ostiense takes five hours and 50 minutes.
The Trenitalia schedule provides five daily direct departures from Rome to Genoa from Saturday to Tuesday and four trains from Wednesday to Friday. Schedules include a nightly overnight service from Rome Ostiense, leaving just after midnight, and three or four daily morning departures from Rome Termini.
Departure train station: Rome Termini is one of Europe's largest rail hubs, located in central Rome with public transport links on city buses and the red and blue lines of the Rome Metro. Rome Ostiense, the departure point for overnight trains, is on the southern side of the city with numerous bus links and Metro trains available from the adjacent Piramide station. Both stations have news vendors, restaurants, food stores, and taxi stands.
Arrival train station: Genoa Piazza Principe is the city's 19th-century neo-classical rail hub, located centrally with its own stop on the city Metro and nearby bus and funicular stops. The main concourse has a tourist information desk, restaurants, coffee bar, baggage storage facilities, and taxi stands.