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Take the train from Genoa to Cannes

Book a train from Genoa to Cannes and reach the French Riviera in 3h 30m on the fastest services. Train journeys from Genoa to Cannes are operated by a combination of SNCF and Trenitalia, and they will usually require a quick change at Ventimiglia on the French-Italian border. Both train companies provide premium services, with a variety of economy and First Class fares to choose from, and online refreshments to enjoy along the way. The scenery isn't bad too, as you trace the Ligurian coast and pass through Nice.

Cannes itself is famous for its Film Festival in May, but it's a fantastic destination all year-round. Pristine beaches, fine restaurants, golf courses, opulent hotels, and the chance to stroll along the Croisette all make Cannes an intoxicating destination. Ready to be a star in your own production? Search for times and tickets or if you're not convinced read on for journey FAQs to seal the deal.

Genoa to Cannes by train

It takes an average of 5h 53m to travel from Genoa to Cannes by train, over a distance of around 112 miles (180 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Genoa to Cannes and tickets for this journey start from €19.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 09m
Price€19.90 - €50.80
Distance112 miles (180 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
Departure stationGenoa
Arrival stationCannes
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, BlaBlaBus

Genoa to Cannes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Genoa to Cannes for Tuesday 27th Oct 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:22 10:07 4h 45m, 1 change
06:07 11:07 5h 00m, 1 change
08:58 13:37 4h 39m, 1 change
10:58 15:37 4h 39m, 1 change
11:43 16:37 4h 54m, 1 change
13:43 18:37 4h 54m, 1 change
15:43 20:37 4h 54m, 1 change
16:58 21:07 4h 09m, 1 change
17:43 22:37 4h 54m, 1 change
19:43 06:07 10h 24m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Genoa to Cannes

Train tickets from Genoa to Cannes start at €19.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €29.52.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price26.96
on the day
avg. single price29.52

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 Genoa to Cannes 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Genoa and Cannes is 5 hours and 53 minutes, with around 12 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 Genoa and Cannes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Genoa to Cannes is 4 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Genoa to Cannes cost?

Train tickets from Genoa to Cannes can start from as little as €19.90 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 Genoa to Cannes?

No, there are no direct train services from Genoa to Cannes. Travelling from Genoa to Cannes by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Genoa to Cannes leaves at 00:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Genoa to Cannes leaves at 21:58. 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 Genoa and Cannes by train?

Trains travelling from Genoa to Cannes cover a distance of around 112 miles (180 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cannes to Genoa. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Genoa to Cannes.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Genoa to Cannes for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/10/2020. 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 12/10/2020 for travel on 25/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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