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from Lausanne to Genoa

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Travel Information to Genoa from Lausanne

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€29) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $53 (€43) • 5 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a bus or train to travel 183 miles (295 km) to Genoa from Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lausanne to Genoa.

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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 Lausanne to Genoa.
What are the international travel restrictions for Italy due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Genoa from Lausanne?

Travel between Lausanne, Switzerland and Genoa, Italy is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/28/21. 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 to Genoa from Lausanne.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Genoa, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Lausanne, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lausanne, Switzerland from Genoa, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lausanne from Genoa?

  • 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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lausanne from Genoa here.

How do I go from Lausanne to Genoa?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Genoa from Lausanne?

The cheapest way to go to Genoa from Lausanne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Genoa:

A bus is generally $18 (€14) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $53 (€43) from Lausanne to Genoa.

What is the fastest way to get from Lausanne to Genoa?

The fastest way from Lausanne to Genoa is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Genoa that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 30 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Lausanne and Genoa?

The Lausanne to Genoa distance is around 183 miles (295 km).

How many services a day are there between Lausanne and Genoa?

The average frequency per day from Lausanne to Genoa is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Lausanne and Genoa as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Genoa from Lausanne, where do I depart from Lausanne and where do I arrive in Genoa?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lausanne to Genoa:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey) and arrive in Genova, Autostazione Principe.
  • Most travelers take a train from Lausanne to Genova Piazza Principe.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lausanne to Genoa?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lausanne to Genoa:

  • You can go to Genoa from Lausanne by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $35 (€29) with Flixbus from Lausanne to Genoa on Omio.
  • You can travel to Genoa from Lausanne by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $53 (€43) with Trenitalia from Lausanne to Genoa.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Lausanne to Genoa?
Your trip from Lausanne to Genoa doesn't have to end in Genoa. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Rome or Nice. If you’d like to add Milan, Rome or Nice to your Lausanne to Genoa tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Genoa today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Genoa from Lausanne online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lausanne to Genoa, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $35 (€29) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $53 (€43) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lausanne to Genoa online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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