How to get in Liguria


You can get in Liguria by different means of transport, depending on your preferences and needs.

 

Liguria by car

Liguria can be reached by car from the following motorways:

  • A 15 La Spezia-Parma
  • A 10 (E 80) Genova-Ventimiglia
  • A 12 (E 80) Genova-La Spezia
  • A 7 (E 25) Genova-Milano
  • A 6 (E 717) Torino-Savona
  • A 26 Alessandria-Genova

    Traveling in Liguria by car, motorcycle or camper is not complicated thanks to an important road network.Inside and outside the cities there are many public parkings. Some areas are protected from a restricted traffic area where vehicles of people who are not resident cannot circulate or stop.
    Outside of the restricted traffic area there is the "blue area" defined by blue horizontal stripes where you can park by paying an hourly rate that depends on the area.
    For those who come to Liguria using public transportation, there is the possibility to rent a car in an easy and affordable way, by booking online on www.rentalcars.com

The motorways connect the four provinces of Imperia, Savona, Genoa and La Spezia and the main towns in our region to the main Italian cities. To keep up with highway traffic you can visit the following sites:

The trunk roads or the provincial roads connect all the municipalities in Liguria, by connecting all the places by the sea to those of the inland. Moreover, the entire Ligurian coast is crossed by the trunk road No 1 Aurelia (SS1).

Liguria by train

The railway network crosses almost all of our region, linking the four provinces of Imperia, Savona, Genoa and La Spezia and a lot of municipalities of the Ligurian coast and the inland. Genova Piazza Principe and Genova Brignole stations, two of the most important Italian stations, are the largest and best served in the city. From these stations a lot of trains arrive and depart from and to the major Italian cities such as Milan, Turin, Rome and Bologna.
The two stations are located on the city subway; once you get into town, you can choose among other types of public transportation: taxis, the coaches which travel to the inland or small towns and buses.

Moreover, at the Genova Piazza Principe station there is the Sala Blu, where people with reduced mobility can receive more information and assistance. You can also send an e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Ventimiglia-La Spezia line is used by Northern Italy travelers: from Turin tourists travel to Savona and Genoa, from Milan to Genoa and from Parma to La Spezia and to Rome, Naples and the South.
On this website (www.orariotrasporti.regione.liguria.it)  you can check some timetables, routes, connections and travel times to travel by train, bus and subway across the region.  
For further information, please see the Trenitalia site.
Moreover, the center of Genoa is connected to the inland by the the Genoa - Casella railway, which offers a lot of ideas for many naturalistic itineraries. For further information, please visit the Ferrovia Genova Casella website

Liguria by plane

In Liguria there are two civil airports, one in Genoa and one in Villanova d'Albenga.

Well connected to urban and freeways and always open, the "Cristoforo Colombo” Airport in Genoa connects our region with the main Italian and European cities thanks to national and international airlines' flights. The airport is in Genoa Sestri and it is located at only six kilometers from the city center. You can get there by public or private means, as the railway stations and the city center are connected to the airport thanks to the AMT bus, the company Mobility and urban transport. If you want to get on the motorway, the "Genoa - Airport" tollbooth is on the A-10. For further information, please see www.airport.genova.it

The “Clemente Panero” Airport in Villanova d’Albenga is located a few kilometers from the most important tourist municipalities of the Riviera di Ponente and the Cote d'Azur. For further information, please visit www.aeroportoalbenga.it

Moreover, you can easily get in Liguria from the airports of the neighboring regions such as "San Giusto" Airport in Pisa, Milan Airports, Orio al Serio international Airport in Bergamo and the Nice Airport.

 

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