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Transportation to and from Genoa Airport


What is the distance from Genoa Airport to the centre of Genoa?

The distance from the airport to the centre of Genoa (Piazza De Ferrari) is only 10 kilometres / 6.2 miles, travel time by car is just over 15 minutes.

From GOA Airport to Genoa City centre by Taxi
10 km
15 min
€ 20.-

Public transport

Bus to Genoa

Volabus is a shuttle bus service operated by AMT Genova, which gives people the opportunity to travel easily between Genoa Airport and the city. Volabus departs from outside the Arrivals hall to Genova Brignole train station, one of Genoa’s two major railway stations. The other train station where the shuttle bus stops is Genova Principe. Between these two train stations is De Ferrari metro station at Piazza De Ferrari square, this is the most central stop in Genoa. Volabus leaves at least once every hour and takes 25 minutes to reach De Ferrari subway station. The price for a ticket is € 6.00 per person, entitling you to a ride on the Volabus and 60 minutes on the AMT Genova network (bus, metro, funicolari and ascensori). In Genoa, you will find multiple cable cars (funicolari) and lifts (ascensori) that are part of the public transport system. Please consult timetable Volabus and website AMT Genova for more information.

Bus and train to Genoa

The centre of Genoa is also accessible by a combination of bus and train. The new Airlink shuttle service leaves in front of the terminal to the nearby Genova Sestri Ponente railway station, where you can change to a train to Genoa and other cities. The bus service runs every 15 minutes between 06:00 hours and 22:00 hours. A ticket for the bus costs € 1.50 (bus) or € 1.60 (bus + train to Genoa), you can buy tickets in the Arrivals hall. Please consult timetable Airlink and website Trenitalia for more information.

Car sharing

There is no car sharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in Genoa, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of car rental companies at Genoa Airport!

Discover and book tickets, activities and tours:



Aquarium of Genoa: Timeslot Ticket

Visit the Aquarium of Genoa to experience the largest display of aquatic biodiversity in Europe. See varieties of animals like penguins, see sharks, seals, and more.


Genoa: Aquarium of Genoa with Lunch

Enjoy an aquarium visit accompanied by a meal at the Tender Cafè. The cafe inside the Aquarium of Genoa has a splendid terrace overlooking the port of Genoa, which you can enjoy whilst having your meal.


Genoa: World-Famous Aquarium and Lighthouse Combo Ticket

Experience the Aquarium of Genoa and the Lighthouse of Genoa in a single day with one ticket. Immersive yourself in the underwater world and take an engaging visit to the monumental lighthouse, a true symbol of the city.



Genoa: Aquarium of Genoa Entry Ticket with Snack

Visit the enchanting Aquarium of Genoa, marveling at the colorful and surprising sea creatures on display. End your visit with a snack at the Tender Cafè inside the Aquarium of Genoa.


Genoa: Guided Cetacean Watching Excursion

Embark on a cetacean-watching excursion in the Pelagos Sanctuary. Spot a variety of cetaceans with expert marine biologist guides, and learn more about their behavior and feeding habits.


Genoa: Aquarium and FantaCinema Combined Ticket

Enjoy the wonders of the underwater world at the Genoa Aquarium, the largest Aquarium in Italy. Journey through the eclectic history of fantasy cinema at FantaCinema. Access both attractions with this one ticket.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Genoa: Private Tour with a Local

Explore the city with a friendly and passionate local who will help you discover the city like a real Genoa resident.

Tour & transport

Genoa: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of the Historical Center

Join this guided walking tour to discover the many treasures of Genoa’s Old Town. Follow the labyrinth of narrow alleys through the historical city and admire the artwork at the Strada Nuova Museums.

Tour & transport

Genova: Segway Tour

Discover Europe's largest medieval historic center on a segway tour. Enjoy a mix of adventure, history, fun, culture and tradition, at a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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