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Genoa How To Get Here And How To Get Around, Italy

By air

The Cristoforo Colombo airport is located about 6 km from the city center. It is serviced by a number of airlines, with connections to many Italian cities and European capitals. The closest alternative airports are Milan (MXP) and Genoa (PSA).

The airport is connected to the city and train stations by the Volabus, with routes leaving every half-hour from piazza Verdi, in front of the Brignole station. Flight

By car

Genoa is reachable by highways from four different directions.

From Rome or Florence, take the highway (autostrada) A11 "Firenze-mare", then follow the A12 to Genova. From Milan take the A7 Milano-Genova. Coming from France or Ventimiglia, take the A10 to Genova Ovest. From Turin, take the A21 to Alessandria, then the A26 to Voltri, and finally get onto the A10 to Genova. From Venice take the A4 to Brescia, then take the A21 to Tortona, and finally take the A7 until you reach Genova. From Bologna take the A1 Bologna-Milano to Parma, then take the A15 toward La Spezia and continue on A12 toward Genova.

By train

Genova is an important railroad hub, with frequent connections for all the major Italian cities. You can find train schedules on Trenitalia website.

By sea

The ferryboat is another pleasant way to reach Genoa, and you can take your car along, too. From the Stazione Marittima, ferries run directly to and from Mediterranean ports.

  • Tirrenia  - Connections with Sardinia
  • Moby Lines - Lines for Corsica and Sardinia
  • Tris - Corsica and Sardinia
  • Grimaldi - Sicily, Sardinia and Spain

During the summer (with increased service in August), a tour boat service operates, connecting Genoa to the Golfo del Tigullio (Rapallo and Saint Margherita).

Getting Around

AMT manages the dense network of busses and the unique metropolitan line of Genoa, along with comfortable elevators and trams, allowing visitors to ascend from the city center to the high mountains in just a few minutes. A daily pass is available at a discounted rate, valid on the entire urban network of the AMT.

Another valuable offer is the Card Musei, which allows visitors entry to all the museums of the city as well as free use of the AMT public transportation system.


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