Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.
Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, opened in 1962, not only serves Genoa province, but also most of the Liguria region, in Italy. It was built on an artificial peninsula and operates with domestic and international flights to some destinations in Europe.
Official Website: airport.genova.it
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:40 am to 0:30 am.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +39 106 0151. E-mail: [email protected] Information and tourist desk in the Arrivals Hall, available from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
The airport is located in the city of Sestri Ponente, 9 km (5.6 miles) to the west of Genoa.See Map
The airport has an ATM, plugs for electric devices and free Wi-Fi access for 3 hours. The Tower Genova Airport Hotel, situated nearby, is equipped with meeting and conference rooms. The Sala Genova lounge is located in the main Departures Hall, to the right of the check-in desks, opens from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm and provides newspapers and magazines, telephones, TV, refreshments, air conditioning, Wi-Fi (accessible with Priority Pass or DragonPass membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €18.00).
Food and Drinks- There are options in the Arrivals and Departures areas that include restaurants, coffee shops, bars and vending machines.
Shopping- Duty-free items after the security checkpoint. There are also stores with regional products, accessories, books, apparel.
Baggage- Trolleys available for €1.00 on the Departures and Arrivals floors, in front of the terminal and inside the car parks. Secure luggage wrapping on the first floor, from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm. The lost and found office is located in the Arrivals Hall and operates between 9:30 am and 11:00 am and from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm (Tel +39 106 015 407; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Baby care facilities, children's play area, first aid clinic, pharmacy.
Next to the airport is situated the Tower Genova Airport Hotel & Conference Center. In the city centre and the surroundings you can find many other accommodations, some of them with shuttles to and from the enclosure.
Best Western Premier CHC Airport (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Marina Place Resort (1 km/0.6 miles)
Serafino Liguria Hotel (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
La Corte Room & Breakfast (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
Casa MaMa (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Bus - The Volabus runs to Brignole and Principe train stations, crossing the city centre. The trip takes 30 minutes and tickets cost €6.00, which includes 60 min. of travelling in any service from AMT (Tel +39 848 000 030). It operates from 5:50 am to 0:20 am. The I24 service connects the terminal with the Sestri Ponente district, its train station and the new Marina Genoa airport in approximately 12 min., from 6:50 am to 7:35 pm. The fare is €1.60 and gives access to the public network from AMT and Trenitalia for 100 min. Tickets can be acquired from the driver or at automatic machines located in the Arrivals Hall. There is also a free shuttle (SP) to Principe Piazza Acquaverde and Sestri Poniente that leaves every 15 min. between 6:00 am and 8:00 pm.
Train - Trenitalia (Tel +39 668 475 475) operates services to different cities throughout the country, such as Rome, Turin and Milan, from the two stations located in the city centre.
Taxi - GEXI (Tel +39 108 9333), Prenotaxi (Tel +39 107 7277) and Taxi Genova (Tel +39 105 966 / 392 596 6123) provide cabs outside the Arrivals area. Travel time to downtown Genoa is 15-20 minutes. The fare to Principe Station is €7.00 and to Brignole Station is €8.00 (€1.00 surcharge during the night and on holidays).
There are car rental counters next to the main entrance to the terminal.
Autovia (Tel +39 199 240 612)
Avis/Budget (Tel +39 106 507 280 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise/Locauto (Tel +39 106 143 056 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +39 106 504 881 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +39 106 012 525 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Maggiore (Tel +39 108 460 436 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Sicily by Car/Autoeuropa (Tel +39 106 591 536 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Winrent (Tel +39 665 2111 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm)
There are two car parks inside the grounds and exclusive areas for motorcycles. In addition, in front of the terminal there is a passenger drop-off area (Kiss&Fly) where the first 20 minutes have no charge. Payment can be made inside the lots or in the Arrivals Hall, from 6:00 am to 0:00 am. More information: Tel +39 106 015 273. Fees
P1 - Central parking for short and long stays.
P2 - Low cost area, only available through online booking.
Passengers requiring special assistance or mobility devices (wheelchairs or crutches) should notify their airline or travel agency about their needs at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. Inside the enclosure there are also reserved parking spaces, a special pathway for the visually-impaired, elevators, Braille signage, adapted restrooms and ambulifts to board and disembark from the airplane. Unaccompanied minors between 4 and 12 years old receive proper assistance on the ground and during the flight. For children between 4 months and 4 years old, a hostess must be booked.
Latest updates: March 22, 2019