Lugano to Genoa by train

  • First train
    09:20
  • Last train
    21:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 13m
  • Distance
    178 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Lugano to Genoa by train

Fast trains from Lugano to Genoa take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 178 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lugano and Genoa.

1. Are there direct trains from Lugano to Genoa?

Journeys between Lugano and Genoa usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Lugano to Genoa every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lugano to Genoa?

The Lugano to Genoa train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lugano to Genoa train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Genoa is usually scheduled to depart Lugano around 09:20 and the last train is around 21:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lugano around 09:20, and the last at 21:22.

When to book Lugano to Genoa train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Lugano to Genoa by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lugano and Genoa?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lugano to Genoa, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Frecciabianca
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • Thello

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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