Travel

 

by plane

The airport of Genova Cristoforo Colombo is the most rapid and immediate connection with the other Italian and European towns.
There are daily direct flights for Roma, Milano Malpensa, Napoli, London Gatwick, London Stansted (very cheap by Ryan Air), Paris CDG, and Munich.
The airport is located at Sestri Ponente, 6 km from the center of the town (15-30 minutes).

from the airport to downtown:

  • by cab: (taxis are located just outside the arrival exit)
  • by bus: catch the AMT bus line 100 "Volabus", which runs each half hour from the airport to Stazione Principe (the main train station). The bus ticket is available onboard.

    Note:
    to reach other places (like Stazione Brignole or AC hotel) the best choice is:
    • to get off Volabus(100) at Fiumara stop
    • get on 19 or 20 to Stazione Brignole
    • take 17 to Quarto (Castagna)

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by coach (from a different airport)

Daily connections between Piazza della Vittoria and the airports of Nice (France) and Milano Malpensa (Italy) are available.
Piazza della Vittoria is very close to the railway station Genova Brignole from where city buses go to the center.
For further information, plese ask Agenzia Volpi (tel: +39-010-586511/581594).

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by train
The cost is served by the line Ventimiglia-Genova-La Spezia; which extends the connections with the Costa Azzurra and the Tirrenian coast. The lines Genova-Torino and Genova-Milano connect the capital of Liguria with North Italy and the whole Europe.
The main train stations of Genova are Genova Principe and Genova Brignole.
Check the on line timetable of the Italian Railways.

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by car
There are motorways connecting Genova to other destinations which are in turn connected with the Italian and European network.

Destination Motorway
Riviera di Ponente
A10
Costa Azzurra
A10
Riviera di Levante
A12
Milano
A7
Torino and Valle d'Aosta
A26

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