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Genoa Christopher Columbus Airport is an international airport in Italy. It is located around 7.4 km west from the downtown area. The air traveller traffic in 2018 was 1.5 million passengers.


Via Pionieri e Aviatori d'Italia, 1, 16154 Genova GE, Italy

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline From Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Genoa Airport flight connection time: MCT

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is essential to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It is a good idea to be aware of this before booking any flight. The MCT is also important if the traveller is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Genoa Christopher Columbus Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Genoa Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sections or totally separate buildings which allow passengers to transfer between transport on the ground and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from an aircraft. It's very important to check the terminal prior to getting to the airport when you depart or have a connection to another flight, due to the fact that the terminals in larger airports might be far from each other and passengers usually need additional time to get to the right one. Genoa Christopher Columbus Airport has 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Air France, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Volotea and others

Genoa Airport transportation to city centre

It can be hard to find the most convenient way to reach the centre of the city when visiting a destination for the first time. Public transportation is not always operating right at the airport and taxis can be pricey. It is advisable to consider all the transport alternatives before travelling so you can prepare for your trip accordingly.

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Genoa Airport bus

  • Volabus
    Direction: Genova Principe train station
    Travel time (approx.): 25 min. to De Ferrari underground station, the city centre

Genoa Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 55 EUR

Where to have a rest in Genoa Airport

Sometimes you may experience a lengthy wait between flights, for instance an overnight layover or a delayed flight until the next day. In such cases, it is good to know the potential places where you can spend time and have a nice rest.

Genoa Airport lounge

Airport lounges give travellers the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable environment and provide services for example food and drinks, WIFI, spaces to relax in and showers.

Genoa Airport hotels

If your next flight departs the following morning, or the lounges are not comfortable enough, the next alternative may be a hotel close to the airport. Various airports have hotels within the airport, while in others you might need to leave the area to reach the nearest one. We have selected the best possibilities for you in case you choose to stay in a hotel between flights.

Genoa Airport restaurants

The last thing you want when you’re travelling is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whether you want a simple breakfast before an early flight, a relaxing lunch during a long layover, or to merely get something to eat while on board, we have various choices for you to make sure you don’t get hungry during your travels.

Go here to find a full list of dining places in Genoa Airport.

  • Dolce E Salato
    Description: pizza, salads, snacks
    Location: Arrivals, Ground Level
  • Punto Perlage
    Description: wine bar and light meals
    Location: Boarding area, between Gates 5 and 8
  • Briccocafè
    Description: coffee, sweet and savoury snacks, sandwiches
    Location: Boarding area, between Gates 1 and 4
  • Caruggio Eat & Shop
    Description: Italian food and local wines
    Location: Departures, before security
  • Pascucci Sky Terrace
    Description: snacks, coffee, ice cream, and cocktails
    Location: Level 2
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily

Genoa Airport shops

If you are that kind of traveller who tends to leave your holiday souvenir purchasing to the last minute, or simply need to spend some time before the flight, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. To find the best shops for your needs, take a look at the guide below.

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  • Duty Free
    Location: after security
  • Desigual
    Description: fashion store
  • Andrea Morando
    Description: Italian fashion store
    Location: Departures, before security
  • Mondocover
    Description: electronics and accessories for smartphones
    Location: Boarding area, between Gates 1 and 4

Where to rent a car in Genoa Airport

Sometimes you have to travel by car, or it may be the most enjoyable transport for your journey. To enable you to select the most suitable car hire company for your trip, we have provided a list below.

  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +39 029 475 7979
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +39 010 601 2525
  • Alamo
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +39 010 614 3056
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +39 010 650 4881
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily

Other Genoa Airport services you might need

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