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Venice to Genoa by train

It takes an average of 6h 10m to travel from Venice to Genoa by train, over a distance of around 181 miles (292 km). There are normally 36 trains per day travelling from Venice to Genoa and tickets for this journey start from $36.88 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 7m
PriceFrom $36.88
Distance181 miles (292 km)
Frequency36 trains per day
First train00:04
Last train23:05
Departure stationVenice
Arrival stationGenoa
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus

Venice to Genoa train times

Check out the next trains departing from Venice to Genoa for martes oct. 26º 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:57 14:53 4h 56m, 1 change
09:57 15:53 5h 56m, 1 change
10:48 15:44 4h 56m, 1 change
12:18 16:44 4h 26m, 1 change
12:26 17:44 5h 18m, 2 changes
13:26 18:31 5h 5m, 3 changes
13:26 18:44 5h 18m, 2 changes
13:57 18:53 4h 56m, 1 change
14:48 18:55 4h 7m, direct
14:48 19:03 4h 15m, direct

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains from Venice to Genoa

You can travel from Venice to Genoa on Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Venice to Genoa

The price of train tickets from Venice to Genoa starts at $36.88 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Venice to Genoa by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Venice to Genoa

Want to know more about your journey from Venice to Genoa? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Venice to Genoa take?

The average journey time by train between Venice and Genoa is 6 hours and 10 minutes, with around 36 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Venice and Genoa by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Genoa is 4 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Venice to Genoa cost?

Train tickets from Venice to Genoa can start from as little as $36.88 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Venice to Genoa?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Venice to Genoa without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Venice to Genoa each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Venice to Genoa leave?

The first train from Venice to Genoa leaves at 00:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Venice to Genoa leave?

The last train from Venice to Genoa leaves at 23:05. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Venice and Genoa by train?

Trains travelling from Venice to Genoa cover a distance of around 181 miles (292 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Genoa to Venice.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Venice to Genoa for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/26/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/02/2021 for travel on 11/02/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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