How to travel from Basel to Genoa

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Travel Information from Basel to Genoa

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$27 - $153
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 8 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $95 (€82) • 6 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Trenitalia

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 226 miles (365 km) from Basel to Genoa. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basel to Genoa.

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from Basel to Genoa

How to get from Basel to Genoa by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Basel to Genoa is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel between Basel and Genoa on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar and Trenitalia travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway of Italy, providing a comprehensive network of trains across the country including trains to Genoa from Basel. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, and Frecciabianca, as well as regional and intercity services. Frecciarossa trains are the fastest, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, while Frecciargento and Frecciabianca offer a more leisurely journey. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Standard, and Business Class. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. Popular routes include Milan to Rome, Venice to Florence, and Naples to Bari.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FlixBus from Basel to Genoa travel information:

    • Average Duration: 8 h 40 min
    • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

    FAQs: Travel from Basel to Genoa

    FAQs: Travel 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 Basel to Genoa.

    There are 3 options to travel from Basel to Genoa including taking a bus, train or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel from Basel to Genoa is a bus with an average price of $27 (€23).

    This is compared to other travel options from Basel to Genoa:

    A bus is $127 (€110) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $153 (€133) from Basel to Genoa.

    A bus is $68 (€59) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Basel to Genoa costing on average $95 (€82).

    The fastest way to get to Genoa from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 16 min.

    Other travel options to Genoa take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 40 min of travel time.

    Getting to Genoa by flight takes 7 h 5 min on average.

    Genoa is approximately 226 miles (365 km) away from Basel.

    The average frequency per day from Basel to Genoa is:

    • Around 1 bus per day.
    • 2 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Basel to Genoa as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to Genoa:

    • Flights mostly depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Genoa Airport.
    • Trains most often depart from Basel at Basel SBB and arrive in Genoa at Genoa Piazza Principe.

    The following travel companies offer services from Basel to Genoa:

    • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar to go to Genoa by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Basel to Genoa tickets on Omio for $27 (€23).
    • Travel with Trenitalia or SBB to go to Genoa by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Trenitalia Basel to Genoa tickets on Omio for $95 (€82).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Genoa with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Genoa with FlixBus.

    Direct services to Genoa tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Genoa often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Naples, Rome, Nice or Turin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Genoa itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Genoa and any of these top destinations today!

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