Genoa cruise terminal - Genoa cruise port

Genoa the cruise ships (MSC, Royal Caribbean,…) start from the sea station "Stazioni Marittime di Genova“.

Genoa cruise terminal is located between the historic port of Genoa „Porto Vecchio "in the center and the "Terminal Traghetti" ferry port in the west of Genoa.

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Savona port parking for Costa Cruises

The sea port of Savona is located only 50 km west of Genoa and serves as the most important departure port of Costa cruise ships.


From Savona you can visit the following cities with the cruise ship on the Mediterranean :

Barcelona (Spain), Ajaccio (Corsica), Civitavecchia / Rome (Italy), Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Naples (Italy), Palermo (Italy), Tunis (Tunisia), Marseille (France), La Valletta (Malta)

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The check-in terminals of the MSC cruise terminal can be found at the Stazione Marittima in the 2nd Basement.

Impressive is the size of cruise ships - the skyscrapers and ferries seem like dwarfs beside ... Like a city within a city ...

The biggest ships in the port of Genoa

The „MSC Splendida“ and „MSC Fantasia“ are with 333m length and 1637 cabins the largest cruise ships that depart from Genoa - and with a speed of 23.3 knots (43 km/h).

On foot to the check-in

The nearest metro station is Genova Stazione Principe with many connections to reach the center of Genoa (e.g. „Piazza Ferrari“).

Directions to the cruise terminal by car / motorbike:

· A7 motorway "Autostrada Milano - Genova" till the exit "Genova Ovest" (= Genoa west).

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· 100m after the bridge you will see the entrance to the check-in terminals




· After the toll station follow the signs for "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

· Follow the "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.

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· Follow the signs "Crociere-Cruises" to the check-in „Imbarchi"

Insider-Info: Beach close to Genova Porto


If you come early to the check-in and have a few hours time, then you could go by car to the beach of Arenzano  at the nearby city of Genoa.

1) "Ponte dei Mille Maritime Station"

2) "Ponte Andrea Doria Maritime Station“


On these terminals the following cruise ships lie anchor:


· MSC Crociera ( - MSC cruise port Genoa, normally from peer „Ponte Andrea Doria“ 

· Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas Navigator of the Seas (since 7th June 2010 at Genoa Port, 23.000 visitors p.a.)

· Celebrity X Cruises or Celebrity Century

· ...

Directions to the cruise terminal at the port of Genoa „Stazione Marittima“ Genova

Picture: MSC cruise terminal Genoa „Ponte Andrea Doria“ 

Tips for Parking at the Port of Genoa

Recommendations to secure parking and in the vicinity of the MSC cruise ship Terminal at the Port of Genoa can be found in our category Genoa Port Parking.

Tips for parking at the port of Savona

At the port of Savona you can park right next to the departure / arrival of the Costa cruise ships.

For online reservation: Shuttle bus service to Porto di Savona and Vado Ligure.


Parking Savona Port Address:

Garage Alfa e Omega

Via Nicola Bartoli


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Book now your Liguria Travel Guide !

Come e.g. 1 days before departure of your ship to Genoa and enjoy an unforgettable tour to Cinque Terre, Portofino, Camogli, ...

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Book now your Genoa City Tour !

Come e.g. 1 day before departure of your ship to Genoa and enjoy our unforgettable city tour


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Genoa Harbor Hotel Recommendation


Holiday Inn Genoa City ****



Location: within walking distance from the Cruise Terminal and Genoa Port Traghetti Genova


Insider tip: New, 2009 opened, beautiful view of the port for rooms above floor,  only 10 min by Metro to old town of Genova.


Top position for cruise travellers, modern with Wi-Fi Internet

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Terminal Crociere - Cruise Terminal

Ponte dei Mille (access for Taxis: Via Marinai D'Italia)

16126 Genova

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„Ponte Andrea Doria“ 

Here you can find all information and book your garage at the port of Savona:

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Insider-Info: Genoa harbour cruise

During a Genoa harbor cruise you could have a great overview of the cruise ship terminals: