The station is a short walk from Palazzo del Principe in the heart of the city. It’s also well served by public transport if your hotel is a little distance away.
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The station is in the heart of the city and most of Genoa’s attractions can be reached on foot.
Aside from walking, Genoa’s excellent city bus service is the best way to get around. Buses run from the station across the city. A ticket valid for 90 minutes of travel costs just €1.20.
Genoa’s Metro system is still in its infancy with a major expansion planned over the next few years. There are currently 7 stations on the line, including one at the train station. Elipsos tickets are valid to these stations.
There’s a taxi rank directly outside the station. You can recognise Genoa’s cabs by their white bodywork.
Genoa’s historical medieval town centre is also ideal for exploring by bike. If you’re planning to take your own bike with you on the train, you should make sure it is folded and stored in a bike bag.
Genova Piazza Principe station first opened to passengers in 1860. The station portico from that original building still stands today. In 1900 the station was enlarged to the designs of Italian engineer Giacomo Radini Tedeschi to meet the increasing demand for rail travel.