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Taking the train from Ventimiglia to Genoa in 1 hour 55 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Ventimiglia to Genoa? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 2 hours 37 minutes to travel the 125 km from Ventimiglia to Genoa by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 55 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 23 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel on this route with either Frecciabianca or Trenitalia trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.

Train tickets from Ventimiglia to Genoa start from $7.11 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Genoa? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Ventimiglia to Genoa by train

It takes an average of 2h 37m to travel from Ventimiglia to Genoa by train, over a distance of around 78 miles (125 km). There are normally 23 trains per day traveling from Ventimiglia to Genoa and tickets for this journey start from $7.11 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 55m
PriceFrom $7.11
Distance78 miles (125 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train04:51
Last train21:20
Departure stationVentimiglia
Arrival stationGenoa
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Ventimiglia to Genoa train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ventimiglia to Genoa for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:00 09:09 3h 9m, 1 change
06:57 09:21 2h 24m, direct
08:10 10:05 1h 55m, direct
08:57 11:17 2h 20m, direct
10:03 12:05 2h 2m, direct
10:57 13:17 2h 20m, direct
11:28 14:32 3h 4m, 1 change
11:28 14:11 2h 43m, 1 change
12:57 15:17 2h 20m, direct
14:10 16:05 1h 55m, direct

Trenitalia, Frecciabianca and Intercity trains from Ventimiglia to Genoa

You can travel from Ventimiglia to Genoa on Trenitalia, Frecciabianca and Intercity 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.

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.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Ventimiglia to Genoa

The price of train tickets from Ventimiglia to Genoa starts at $7.11 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 Ventimiglia 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 Ventimiglia to Genoa

Want to know more about your journey from Ventimiglia 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 Ventimiglia to Genoa take?

The average journey time by train between Ventimiglia and Genoa is 2 hours and 37 minutes, with around 23 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 Ventimiglia and Genoa by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ventimiglia to Genoa is 1 hour and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Ventimiglia to Genoa cost?

Train tickets from Ventimiglia to Genoa can start from as little as $7.11 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 Ventimiglia to Genoa?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ventimiglia to Genoa without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Ventimiglia 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 Ventimiglia to Genoa leave?

The first train from Ventimiglia to Genoa leaves at 04:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Ventimiglia to Genoa leaves at 21:20. 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 Ventimiglia and Genoa by train?

Trains travelling from Ventimiglia to Genoa cover a distance of around 78 miles (125 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Genoa to Ventimiglia.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ventimiglia to Genoa for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 06/05/2022 for travel on 06/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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