PUBLIC TRANSPORT CHANGES DUE TO THE COLLAPSE OF MORANDI BRIDGE
To cope with the discomfort to the urban viability caused by the collapse of Morandi bridge, AMT offers two additional FREE shuttle bus services in addition to the ordinary lines:
- The first special service connects, in both directions, the railway station of Principe (Acquaverde square) with Sestri Ponente (Soliman street). On the way the bus stops at the Sestri Ponente train station and at the Cristoforo Colombo airport (Arrivals terminal).
- The second one connects, in both directions, the Bolzaneto station to the Brin Subway station .
Shuttles timetable: from 6 am to 8 pm
The subway line Brin-Dinegro and Dinegro-Brin is free, to meet the needs of the population after the collapse of Morandi bridge.
The service has been improved, providing trains for 24 hours with a further increase in frequency.
A new free connection has been activated witha bus between via Fillak (Campasso) and via Fanti d’Italia (Principe). The AMT buses departing from via Fanti d’Italia, will stop in via Buozzi, Dinegro, via di Francia, piazza Montano and via Fillak; in the opposite direction they will stop in Montano, via Cantore, Dinegro and via Fanti d’Italia.
- The SP bus from Principe piazza Acquaverde to Sestri Ponente, via Soliman, will stop, in both directions, at the Sestri Ponente train station and at the Airport (Arrivals area);
- The BM bus from Bolzaneto to Brin Metro.
CITY BUSES, LIFTS, AND FUNICULARS
City Buses, Lifts, And Funiculars
The city's public transport service is run by AMT and allows visitors to get around easily thanks to its extensive network connecting the entire city: this complete, integrated system includes buses, an underground, funiculars, and lifts.
139 bus lines winding through the city's streets from West to East, from Voltri to Nervi, and through the Polcevera and Bisagno valleys;
1 underground line linking the area of Rivarolo, in the Polcevera Valley, to the city centre, with seven stations that come out onto Genoa's striking tourist sites; https://www.amt.genova.it/amt/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/mappa-metropolitana.pdf
2 funiculars (Sant'Anna and Zecca-Righi) connecting the centre to Genoa's high grounds;
1 rack railway, a historic system dating back to 1901, from the Piazza Principe station to Granarolo
10 lifts, rising up the hillsides to connect the centre to the beautiful hills of Genoa;
1 narrow-gauge railway a historic line linking Genoa to Casella (ferrovia Genova Casella) a small town in the hinterland, running through superb scenery;
Single ticket: € 1.50, valid for 100 minutes throughout the entire city network.
Tourist tickets: sold at IAT (Informazione e Accoglienza Turistica) Tourist Offices
Genova Pass is a ticket valid for 24 hours that allows the holder to travel throughout the entire city network (bus, Tube, elevators, funiculars and the Trenitalia Urban railway network). The price of one daily ticket is € 4.5, but if you travel in a group of 4, it is suggested the daily travelcard at the special price of € 9 for 4 people. Passengers up to 1,15 meters tall travel free.
- Volabus Shuttle
- The ticket must be bought a day in advance before you can use it.
Blocks of tickets are also available at a discounted price, along with weekly, monthly, and annual passes to save on transport costs.
Genoa also offers a connection between the train station FS Brignole to the Cristoforo Colombo Airport, named Volabus.