The Ferry Terminal Traghetti was opened in 1999 and is without doubt one of the most modern in Europe.
The Feries port is located side by side to the Genoa cruise port and has 3 port terminals: "Calata Chiappella""Ponte Caracciolo" and Ponte Colombo
On the 1st floor you will find the ticket office "Biglietterie" and Check-In if you are traveling without a car / motorcycle:
If you want to take your car or motorcycle on the ferry, then you must pass through the check in under the building – which is reminiscent of a border control.
They are transporting each year about 2.7 million people from / to Genoa (Genova).
Come as soon as possible to the check in, so you have the shortest possible waiting time. Then you can take some refreshments in the shopping center in the 1st floor. (supermarket "COOP")
Ferry port of Genoa address and parking
Calata Della Chiappella
Il Porto di Genova
You can find our recommendations for supervised car parks in close vicinity to the MSC cruise ship terminal at the Port of Genoa in the category Genoa Port Parking
The Terminal Traghetti Genoa is the arrival and departure port for a variety of ferries:
Moby Lines (ferry Genoa – Corsica, Genoa – Sardinia)
Tirrenia (ferry Genoa – Sardinia Porto Torres, Genoa – Sardinia Olbia, ..)
Grandi Navi Veloci "GNV" (ferry Genoa – Palermo, Genoa – Barcelona. )
Grimaldi Lines (ferry Genoa – Malta, Genoa – Catania)
CTN Tunisia Ferries (ferry Genoa – Tunisia)
COMARIT – Nador Berkane (ferry Genoa – Tangeri, Morocco ferries, Comarit Comanav Ferries)
Directions to the Ferry Terminal Genoa
Take the motorway A7 "Autostrada Milano – Genova" till the exit Genoa west "Genova Ovest".
At the beginning it is the same way as to the Genoa cruise terminal.
After the toll station follow the signs to the port "Porto passeggeri / passenger terminals" with the ship icon: keep 2x on left side(do not go to "Sampierdarena" and also not to the city bypass "Sopraelevata"), then turn right to cross below the bridge
100m after the bridge you will see the entrance to the check-in terminals
Follow the street "Calata Della Chiappella which divides after the entrance with a sign "Welcome to the passenger terminals", "traghetti terminal / ferry terminal" for ferries or "terminal crociere / cruise terminal" for cruises.
Follow the signs "Traghetti-Ferries" to the check-in "Imbarchi"
Tirrenia: ferries from Genoa to Sardinia
The Tirrenia ferries from Genova to Sardinia are offered by 3 identical twin ships:
- Tirrenia Athara Napoli
- Tirrenia Bithia Napoli
- Tirrenia Janas Napoli
The modern "Fast Cruise Ferries" will take you with 29 knots to Sardinia: ferry lines Genova – Porto Torres or Genova – Olbia – but not according to the names of ships to Napoli (this just means the enrollment was in Napoli).
The ferries "traghetti have been built in 2002 by Fincantieri Genova – a famous boat manufacturer of Genova – and belong with up to 216m length and up to 2700 passengers to the largest ferries in Italy.
Genoa Terminal Traghetti – consortium "il Terminal"
On the Website of the ferry port you can find further information to the terminals, departure/arrival time of the ferries.