Genoa Airport

Genoa Airport (GOA) is an international airport officially named Christoforo Colombo Airport but is also called Genoa-Sestri Ponente Airport. It is located 7.4 km west of Genoa city centre on an artificial peninsula. You can find the cheapest flights to Genoa Airport by using the flight search feature from Skyscanner. Simply enter the dates you wish to travel and you will see the cheapest flights available.

Arriving at Genoa Airport

Genoa Airport has a single terminal and one runway. Canadians arriving in Italy will need to present a passport valid for at least three months past the expected date of departure from the Schengen area. A visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days. Arrivals from a Schengen area country will not need to go through passport control.

Airlines and Destinations

As an international airport, Genoa is served by several airlines including Alitalia, Air Europa, British Airways, Etihad Airways, Delta Air Lines, Lufthansa, and Volotea. You can find all airlines that fly to Genoa Airport here. The airport sees traffic from many popular destinations including Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt, London Gatwick, Rome Fiumicino, and Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Facilities and Services at Genoa Airport

The terminal at Genoa Airport is small and has a limited selection of shopping and food vendors. There is a duty-free shop in the secure area. There is a currency exchange office with limited hours and a 24-hour ATM in the arrivals level. There is a pay-for-access passenger lounge, and free wi-fi is available. Download Skyscanner’s freemobile app to make sure you can stay connected to the best travel deals no matter where your adventures take you.

Getting Away from Genoa Airport

You can get to Genoa from the airport by taking a shuttle bus from the airport to one of the two nearest train stations, Principe, and Brignole. Public transit buses run frequently from a stop just outside the airport. You can rent a car from one of several rental agents with service at the airport, and it is a good idea to have an International Driving Permit. You can also hire a taxi from just outside the arrivals area, but do check that you are taking an official taxi rather than an unregulated one. The drive from the airport to central Genoa should take between 15-20 minutes.

Things to Do in Genoa

Genoa is known for its wealth of historic architecture, with lovely examples of medieval, Baroque, Renaissance, and Gothic structures. Wander along Via Garibaldi to see some of these historic palaces and museums. Visit the Acquario di Genova, Europe’s largest aquarium with sharks, penguins, reptiles, and Antarctic fish species. Walk through San Lorenzo Cathedral, which dates to medieval times but has many Baroque features and sits above the Museum of the Treasury and its collection of historic jewelry and silverware. Genoa is quite rainy but the winters are mild and summers are generally warm and sunny. You can find the cheapest time to fly to Genoa by using Skyscanner’s whole month search tool. Once you know when you want to visit, book your hotel early to get a prime location.

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 Airport Contact Details

Genoa Airport

Sestri Ponente,
I-16154 Genvoa,

Tel:+39 (0)10 601 5328
Fax:+39 (0)10 6503258


Aeroporto di Genova S.p.A.

 Location Details

Longitude:8° 50' 16'' E
Latitude:44° 24' 47'' N

 Airport Location

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