Ferry to Genoa

Passengers travelling by ferry to Genoa arrive at a historical port city in northern Italy, the capital of the Region of Liguria!

Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center. This European Capital of Culture (2004) and birthplace of explorer Christopher Columbus has beautiful sights and is of great interest for visitors. Artistic churches, lovely seaside villas and the narrow streets of the historical center, called "vicoli" will certainly appeal to everyone.

When travelling to the destination Genoa you should not miss out on exploring Europe’s biggest aquarium in Genoa or see some of the numerous splendid Palaces like the Palace of Saint George (built in 1260) or the Royal Palace of Genoa (built in the 16th century). Before leaving with ferries from Genoa tasting the excellent local cuisine, which mainly includes fish and seafood, is absolutely compulsory. Genoa can also be used as a base to explore the Italian Riviera and world famous places like Portofino and the Cinque Terre.

Genoa is the largest seaport in Italy and has many ferry services. Ferry routes Genoa link the port with other cities like Barcelona, Tangier, Tunis and a lot more. More and more people have opted for a trip to Genoa in recent years seeking the "quintessential" Italy. Pastel-colored terracotta-roofed houses, cosy alleyways, and the renovated old port are only some of the attractions that Genoa has to offer. Through Genoa ferry timetable it is possible to plan your trip in advance and to enjoy your journey.

Ferry Port Genoa

Forthcoming information advise on how to get to the ferry port Genoa from the Genoa Airport (Cristoforo Colombo) and the Genoa city center by metro, bus and taxi.

On our web page Ferry to Genoa you will get additional information on routes that connect to the ferry destination Genoa.

How to get to Genoa Port

How to get to the Genoa port from the Genoa Airport (Cristoforo Colombo) and the Genoa City Center?

Genoa Airport to Genoa Port

Upon arrival at the Genoa International Airport you can get to the Genoa Port easily by bus and taxi. See below your alternatives in further detail.


Outside the arrivals terminal is the shuttle bus service Volabus which occurs at least once every hour and will take you directly to the city center. More information at the Genoa Airport Bus.


In front of the terminal is the taxi stand and taxis are available on a 24/7 basis. Grab one or book one online at the Genoa Airport Taxi.

Genoa City Center to Genoa Port

From the City Center of Genoa you can get to the Genoa port by taking advantage of the following public transportation means.


There are two subway routes operating in Genoa and heading to the port. One starting from Stazione Genova Sturla and the other from Nuovo LIDO. Please check the Genoa Subway for further details. 


Several bus schedules occur from many points in Genoa. Please visit the Genoa Bus in order to plan your transfer.


Taxis are present everywhere in town. You can grab one or visit the Genoa Taxis for more information.

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