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Florence to Genoa by train

The journey from Florence to Genoa by train is 123.28 mi and takes 4 hr 3 min. There are 39 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:40 AM and the last at 9:54 PM. It is possible to travel from Florence to Genoa by train for as little as $11.50 or as much as $188.90. The best price for this journey is $11.50.

Lowest Price$11.50
Journey Duration4 hr 3 min
Connection per Day39
Lowest Price$11.50
Highest Price$188.90
First Departure12:40 AM
Last Departure9:54 PM
Distance123.28 mi
DepartureFlorence
ArrivalGenoa
CarriersFrecciargento, FrecciabiancaMore

Florence to Genoa Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2024

Travel by Train from Florence to Genoa

Embark on a scenic train journey from the historic city of Florence to the picturesque coastal gem of Genoa. Your adventure commences at Florence, Florence (Piazzale Montelungo),Florence Cascine,Florence - Rifredi,Scandicci, Villa Constanza,Firenze Campo Di Marte,Florence Santa Maria Novella,Firenze S. Marco Vecchio stations in Florence, where you'll board a train bound for Genoa Airport,Genoa, Piazza Principe,Genoa Nervi,Genova - Brignole,GENOVA stations in the captivating city of Genoa. While direct train routes may vary, Virail provides comprehensive information on both direct and transfer options, ensuring your trip is smooth and enjoyable. To ensure a stress-free boarding experience, it's advisable to arrive at the station at least 30 minutes before your train's scheduled departure.

Italy's well-established rail network offers an excellent choice for exploring the country. Trenitalia, the primary railway operator, provides various train types, including regional, intercity, and high-speed options. Choose the train that aligns with your travel preferences, whether you seek a quick and direct journey or a more leisurely ride through Italy's picturesque landscapes.

Discover Genoa: A Maritime Marvel

Your arrival at Genoa's railway station introduces you to the maritime marvel of the Italian Riviera. The station is conveniently located, providing easy access to Genoa's historic old town, bustling port, and vibrant culture. Genoa, with its rich maritime history and stunning seaside location, offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity.

Things to Do and See in Genoa

  • Explore the historic center of Genoa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its charming alleyways and grand palaces.
  • Visit the Aquarium of Genoa, one of the largest and most celebrated aquariums in Europe.
  • Discover the Galata Maritime Museum, where you can delve into Genoa's seafaring history.
  • Stroll along the picturesque Old Port (Porto Antico) and enjoy the waterfront promenade.
  • Savor local specialties such as pesto, focaccia, and fresh seafood at traditional trattorias.
  • Take a scenic hike or cable car ride to enjoy panoramic views of the city and the Ligurian Sea.

Day Trips from Genoa

While in Genoa, consider taking day trips to explore the enchanting Ligurian coast and neighboring towns. You can visit the charming fishing villages of the Cinque Terre, known for their colorful houses and dramatic cliffs. Alternatively, explore the historic city of Portofino, a popular destination for its upscale shopping and beautiful harbor.

Genoa Travel Tips

To make the most of your visit to Genoa, here are some practical travel tips. Genoa's old town is a maze of narrow streets, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes for exploring. Take the time to indulge in Genoese cuisine, especially the renowned pesto sauce. Genoa's public transportation system, including buses and funiculars, can help you navigate the city and reach its beautiful viewpoints. Don't forget to visit the Porto Antico area and the stunning Aquarium of Genoa.

If you're planning to travel from Florence to Genoa by train, Virail is here to assist you in planning your journey. Our platform allows you to compare transportation options, ensuring you find the best prices and routes for your trip. Access the most up-to-date prices and schedules for all transportation modes between Florence and Genoa through our convenient price calendar, allowing you to select the option that best suits your travel preferences. Genoa, with its maritime charm and historic allure, awaits your arrival for an unforgettable Italian adventure.

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Cheap train tickets from Florence to Genoa
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Florence to Genoa.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Florence to Genoa, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Florence to Genoa.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $0.55 to $22.68 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 98% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Florence to Genoa

The cheapest Florence - Genoa train tickets can be found for as low as $18.21 if you’re lucky, or $23.28 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $45.21.

Find the best day to travel to Genoa by train

When travelling to Genoa by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Frecciabianca, operated by Trenitalia, Italy's national railway company, is a high-speed train service that links prominent cities and towns in Italy, such as Milan, Venice, Bologna, Florence, Rome, and Lecce. Operating at a top speed of 200 km/h, Frecciabianca trains provide passengers with first and second-class seating choices. This service belongs to the Frecciarossa family of high-speed trains in Italy.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. The name "Frecciargento" means "silver arrow" in Italian, and the trains are known for their sleek, modern design and fast speeds. Frecciargento trains run on high-speed lines and conventional lines, connecting major cities across Italy, including Rome, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, and Naples. Frecciargento is one of several high-speed train services offered by Trenitalia, including Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Florence to Genoa

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciabianca, Frecciargento and Italo when traveling from Florence to Genoa.

Second Class

In Frecciabianca's Second Class, you'll enjoy your journey with adjustable seats arranged in rows of four (2+2), foldable tables, reading lights, and ample luggage space. If you get hungry during your journey, don't forget to grab a bite from the FrecciaBistrò cafe-bar!
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First Class

In Frecciabianca's First Class, you'll find seats that are more spacious compared to the second class. Plus, you can pamper yourself right from the start of your trip with a welcome drink, snack, and newspapers.
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Second Class

In Frecciargento's Standard Class, you can spend time on the FRECCE Portal, enjoy a comfortable journey in adjustable seats, charge your devices using electrical outlets, and taste delicious food and drinks at the FrecciaBistrò bar.
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First Class

In Frecciargento's First Class, you'll enjoy all the amenities found in Second Class plus more spacious and comfortable seats. Additionally, you'll be treated to complimentary snacks and a small welcome drink of either coffee or prosecco.
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Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Currently, Frecciabianca trains don't have an onboard entertainment portal. But, you can use your own data.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciabianca trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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You can visit the FrecciaBistrò café-bar for a selection of snacks and meals. Additionally, through the Portale FRECCE portal, you can conveniently order from your seat. Bringing your own refreshments is also an option.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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On Frecciargento trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciargento trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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On Frecciargento trains, the FrecciaBistrò café-bar offers snacks, meals, and drinks. Use the Portale FRECCE portal for easy in-seat ordering or approach the staff. First Class travelers enjoy complimentary water, coffee, and a snack choice.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board Frecciargento, Frecciabianca and Autobus from Florence to Genoa
Compare services on board when travelling from Florence to Genoa by train.
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Florence to Genoa CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.89kg
Bus
14.88kg
Flight
39.68kg
Car
31.74kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Florence to Genoa by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Florence and Genoa are 13.89kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Florence and Genoa? By taking the train between Florence and Genoa you will save 25.79kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.99kg compared to a bus and 17.85kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Florence to Genoa?
A train ticket from Florence to Genoa is $35.94. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $11.50.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Florence to Genoa?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Florence to Genoa is $11.50. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Florence and Genoa by train?
Florence to Genoa is 123.28 mi.
How long does the train between Florence and Genoa take?
Florence to Genoa is on average 4 hr 3 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 38 min.
Which companies operate from Florence to Genoa?
The train journey from Florence to Genoa is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce, Autobus, Italo, InterCityNotte, DB - Intercity and Frecciarossa.
How many train connections per day go from Florence to Genoa?
Florence to Genoa has 39 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Florence to Genoa leave?
The earliest train from Florence to Genoa departs at 12:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Florence to Genoa depart?
The latest train from Florence to Genoa departs at 9:54 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Florence to Genoa in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $11.50 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Florence to Genoa?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Florence to go to Genoa.
What's the fastest journey time between Florence to Genoa by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Florence and Genoa is 2 hr 38 min.
Is there a direct train from Florence to Genoa?
Yes, there is a direct train between Florence and Genoa.
What are the CO2 emissions for Florence to Genoa by train?
The train journey from Florence to Genoa creates 13.89kg of CO2 emissions.

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