There are a number of trains to Genoa departing from London St. Pancras each day. Journeys begin from around 8:00 a.m. with Eurostar travelling from London to Paris over the course of a journey taking roughly 2.5 hours. On arrival you will use the TrenItalia service which operates throughout Italy and France to connect to Milan. The journey takes around 10 hours and most trains across this route include a sleeper service due to the extended nature of the journey. You will arrive at Genoa Brignole railway station, the main rail hub in the city. Located on the east side of the city centre, the station offers good inter city and inner city connections and is located close to both bus and taxi services which assist in onward travel.
Genoa was voted Europe's 2004 capital of culture and since then this historically important and culturally rich Italian city has seen an increase in popularity. With more tourists than ever before visiting from across Europe and Italy its fantastic food and architecture are now being fully appreciated. Perhaps the best known attraction in the city is the Piazza De Ferrari. Located in the city centre the Piazza is surrounded by restaurants and has the highest concentration of historic buildings in the city, making it the perfect place to start your Genoa adventure. The city is also famed for its port, with the area being home to a number of popular and best bars and restaurants in the city. This fashionable district is Genoa's place to be seen.