Transfer from Milan to Genoa

Genoa is a port city in Italy. Therefore you can find here all the variety of Italian maritime cuisine: pizza with salmon, pasta with tuna, risotto with seafood, bruschetta with crab … very delicious. Among Genoa sightseeings awaiting for curious travelers: old port, Boccadasse neighbourhood, Aquarium.

Fast and comfortable ways to get from Milan to Genoa (each has its own advantages):

  • Public transport: bus or train
  • Advantages: cheap and cheerful
  • Disadvantages: long, crowded, inconvenient for those who prefer travelling with a lot of luggage (just in case)
  • Transfer service, taxi or car rental
  • Advantages: fast, individual, luxurious
  • Disadvantages: costly

→ Milan – Genoa bus

Price: from €5

Interval: 2 hours

Travel time: 2.5 hours

Operators: FlixBus, BusCenter

You can take FlixBus or BusCenter bus from the center of Milan to Genoa.

With FlixBus it takes a little bit more than 2 hours. The route starts at Milano Lampugnano station near Lampugnano M1 metro station and terminates at Autostazione Principe bus station in Genoa. Operates from 7:20 AM till 5:30 PM.

BusCenter bus leaves for Genoa once a day at 9:00 PM and it takes 2.5 hours to get to Piazza Della Vittoria bus station. Perfect solution for late planning.

Tickets can be purchased at the bus station ticket office or online on carriers web-sites.

Appropriate alternative for travelling alone, in a small group and light without small kids.

→ Milan – Genoa train

Price: from €13

Interval: 30 minutes

Travel time: 1.5 hour

Operators: Trenitalia

High-speed, intercity and regional Trenitalia trains can take you from Milan to Genoa from 7:00 AM till 9:00 PM.

Trains leave from Milano Centrale and arrive at Genoa Central Station (Genova Piazza Principe).

Tickets can be purchased online, at the station ticket office or terminals.

Good choice for travelling alone or in a small group without a lot of luggage.

→ Transfer

Price: from €120

Interval: none

Travel time: 1 hour


Transfer from Milan to Genoa is the best choice both for a tourist and big groups, families with children. You can book in advance. Waiting time is 15 minutes in the city.

For groups of 3 people and more you can book a van or minibus. Transfer price is fixed.

You can always find and book the best transfers from Milan airport to the city center on

Tips: The most delicious pizza in Genoa is waiting for you in Sereno 1950 bar in Boccadassa. Tested and approved, many a time.

→ Car rental in Milan

Price: from €16

Interval: none

Travel time: 1 hour

Operators: RentalCars, Avis, etc.

You can also drive a rented car in Milan to get to Genoa. Book a rental car without a driver in advance or in the city. Basic insurance is included in the price. Your foreign passport, driver’s license and driving experience of at least 1 year are mandatory, as well as booking confirmation in case of online booking.

Familiarize yourself with local traffic rules. There are heavy traffic fines in Italy.