How to travel from Genoa to Geneva

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from Genoa to Geneva

You can get from Genoa to Geneva by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Genoa to Geneva on May 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:44AMGenoa Piazza Principe6h37 12:21PMGeneva
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05:44AMGenoa Piazza Principe6h37 12:21PMGeneva
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02:19PMGenoa Piazza Principe7h02 09:21PMGeneva
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05:19PMGenoa Piazza Principe6h35 11:54PMGeneva
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09:18AMGenoa Piazza Principe8h03 05:21PMGeneva
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Travel Information from Genoa to Geneva

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€45) • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $98 (€88) • 6 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a bus or train to travel 183 miles (295 km) from Genoa to Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Genoa to Geneva.

Travel Tips: Travel from Genoa to Geneva

Travel to Geneva 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 Geneva.

Travel between Genoa, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Italy enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Geneva from Genoa?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Geneva, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 5/9/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Genoa and Geneva.

Return travel to Genoa, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Genoa, Italy was last verified on 5/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Genoa from Geneva.

There are 2 travel options from Genoa to Geneva: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Genoa and Geneva is by taking a bus with an average price of $50 (€45).

This is compared to other travel options to Geneva:

Taking a bus is usually $48 (€43) less than taking a train to Geneva, which costs on average $98 (€88) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Genoa is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 35 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 183 miles (295 km) between Genoa and Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Genoa to Geneva is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Genova, Via Fanti D'Italia and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains mostly depart from Genova Piazza Principe and arrive in Genève.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Genoa to Geneva, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Geneva by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Genoa to Geneva for $50 (€45).
  • Trenitalia can get you to Geneva by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Genoa to Geneva for $98 (€88) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Genoa to Geneva often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Genoa and Geneva itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Geneva and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Genoa to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $50 (€45) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $98 (€88) one way.

But we recommend booking Genoa to Geneva tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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