Ferry in Tigullio & Baia del Levante

Tigullio Marine Lines

Operates several ferries in the Baia del Levante. Popular routes include ferry services connecting Rapallo with Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino and the Abbazia di San Fruttuoso. There's also a line running...

Bus in Genoa

Volabus

The AMT Volabus runs to/from Genoa's two main train stations (Piazza Principe and Brignole). Services are at least hourly between 5am and 11.45pm to the airport, 5.50am to 12.20am from the airport. Buy tickets...

Lift in La Spezia

Ascensore Castello della Spezia

If you don't want to walk up the many steps to the hilltop castle, you can take this lift on Via Indipendenza, next to Via del Prione. At the top, a second lift – more of a funicular – goes from Via XX Settembre...

Ferry in Genoa

Moby Lines

Ferries year-round to the Sardinian ports of Olbia (from €69 return) and Porto Torres (from €65 return). Moby Lines also goes from Genoa to Arbatax and Cagliari (both in Sardinia), as well as to Bastia (Corsica).

Airport in Genoa

Cristoforo Colombo Airport

Regular domestic and international services, including Ryanair flights to/from London Stansted, use Cristoforo Colombo Airport, 6km west of the city, in Sestri Ponente.

Ferry in Santa Margherita Ligure

Servizio Marittimo del Tigullio

Runs seasonal ferries to/from Cinque Terre (one way/return €25/40), Porto Venere (€25/40), San Fruttuoso (€11/17), Portofino (€7/12) and Rapallo (€4.50/6).

Bicycle Hire in Levanto

Sensafreni Bike Shop

Rents out bikes and tandems, as well as child seats and attachable trolleys for the tiniest travellers. E-bikes are also available if you need an extra push.

Ferry in Genoa

Grandi Navi Veloci

Ferries to Sardinia (Porto Torres from €51) and Sicily (Palermo from €81). Also to Barcelona (Spain, from €68) and Tunis (Tunisia, from €88).

Funicular in Genoa

Ascensore Montegalletto

Whisks passengers up to the Castello D'Albertis, travelling both horizontally and vertically. It's part of the AMT Genova network.

Boat in Cinque Terre

Golfo Paradiso SNC

From June to September, Golfo Paradiso runs boats to the Cinque Terre from Genoa (one way/return €21/38).

Ferry in Genoa

Tirrenia

To/from Sardinia (Porto Torres from €72 return; Olbia from €75 return).