The cheapest trains from Zurich to Genoa

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$121

Average

$123

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Zurich to Genoa will cost around $ 123 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 121.

Cheapest
05:33PMZürich HB5h16 10:49PMGenoa Brignole
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$1211One-way
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07:33AMZürich HB6h20 01:53PMGenoa Brignole
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$1211One-way
Cheapest
07:33AMZürich HB6h11 01:44PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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$1211One-way
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03:33PMZürich HB6h11 09:44PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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$1211One-way
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05:33PMZürich HB5h07 10:40PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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$1211One-way

Timetable Zurich to Genoa

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07:33AMZürich HB6h20 01:53PMGenoa Brignole
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07:33AMZürich HB6h11 01:44PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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08:33AMZürich HB5h16 01:49PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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08:33AMZürich HB5h34 02:07PMGenova Via di Francia
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08:33AMZürich HB5h27 02:00PMGenoa Brignole
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10:33AMZürich HB5h11 03:44PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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10:33AMZürich HB5h34 04:07PMGenova Via di Francia
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10:33AMZürich HB5h20 03:53PMGenoa Brignole
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03:33PMZürich HB6h11 09:44PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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05:33PMZürich HB5h16 10:49PMGenoa Brignole
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05:33PMZürich HB5h07 10:40PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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Thu
Sep 23
$121Trenitalia
Fri
Sep 24
$121Trenitalia
Sat
Sep 25
$121Trenitalia
Sun
Sep 26
$100Trenitalia
Mon
Sep 27
$82Trenitalia
Tue
Sep 28
$63Trenitalia
Wed
Sep 29
$63Trenitalia
Thu
Sep 30
$64Trenitalia
Fri
Oct 1
$71Frecciabianca
Sat
Oct 2
$64Trenitalia
Sun
Oct 3
$64Trenitalia
Mon
Oct 4
$63Trenitalia
Wed
Oct 6
$63Trenitalia
Thu
Oct 7
$64Trenitalia
Fri
Oct 8
$63Trenitalia
Sat
Oct 9
$64Trenitalia
Sun
Oct 10
$64Trenitalia
Mon
Oct 11
$63Trenitalia
Tue
Oct 12
$63Trenitalia
Wed
Oct 13
$63Trenitalia

The fastest trains from Zurich to Genoa

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

5 h 7 m

Average

5 h 35 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

331 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Zurich for Genoa every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 331 km distance in an average of 5 h 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 7 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 20 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.

Fastest
05:33PMZürich HB5h07 10:40PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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$1211One-way
2nd Fastest
10:33AMZürich HB5h11 03:44PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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$1211One-way
08:33AMZürich HB5h16 01:49PMGenoa Piazza Principe
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$1251One-way
05:33PMZürich HB5h16 10:49PMGenoa Brignole
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$1211One-way
10:33AMZürich HB5h20 03:53PMGenoa Brignole
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$1211One-way

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Train Information from Zurich to Genoa

distanceDistance205 miles (330 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia, Thello or Frecciabianca

Trains from Zurich to Genoa cover the 205 miles (330 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 7 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Thello or Frecciabianca. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $96 (€77), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $63 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Genova Piazza Principe.

Train companies

Zurich to Genoa with Trenitalia

Travel from Zurich to Genoa from $63 (€51) with Omio’s train partners Trenitalia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia train tickets between Zurich and Genoa are available on Omio for as little as $63 (€51). Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Zurich to Genoa, you can expect to travel 205 miles (330 km). Check Trenitalia’s train schedules and tickets for the Zurich to Genoa journey and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Trenitalia tickets between Zurich and Genoa and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Genoa
Travel by train to Genoa 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 Zurich to Genoa.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Zurich and Genoa?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Genoa, Italy by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Genoa, Italy?

All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Genoa from Zurich as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Genoa, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Genoa is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Genoa restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Genoa?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Genoa closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains between Zurich and Genoa cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Genoa from Zurich for as low as $63 (€51)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Zurich and Genoa?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $96 (€77)  for a train ticket between Zurich and Genoa.
How many miles is it from Zurich to Genoa by train?
The train distance from Zurich to Genoa is around 205 miles (330 km).
How long is a train to Genoa from Zurich on average?
The train time to Genoa from Zurich is on average 5 h 7 min  for the 205 miles (330 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Zurich and Genoa by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Zurich and arrival train station in Genoa?

When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in Genoa, your train can arrive in train stations including Genova Piazza Principe, Genova Brignole and Genova Sampierdarena.

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

Where is the train station in Zurich? Where is the train station in Genoa?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Genoa, called Genova Piazza Principe, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

What train companies go from Zurich to Genoa?
Take the Zurich to Genoa train with Trenitalia, Thello or Frecciabianca. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Zurich and Genoa as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct train from Zurich to Genoa?
Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Zurich to Genoa, and you can find a direct train for this route with Trenitalia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there to Genoa from Zurich a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Genoa is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Zurich to Genoa? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Zurich to Genoa train departs at 6: 33 AM   and the last train from Zurich to Genoa leaves at 3: 33 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Zurich to Genoa on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Zurich to Genoa train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from Zurich to Genoa within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $96 (€77) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Genoa a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Genoa
Zürich HB
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