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Genoa Aquarium address - Best ways to find & reach the aquarium

Where is Genoa Aquarium located?

Getting to Genoa Aquarium by public transport

By bus
By train

Best for: Budget travelers
Bus lines: 1, 13, 18, 20
Travel time: 11 minutes 
Closest stop: Caricamento (Acquario), 4-min walk
Timings: Daily, 12:02am to 11:37pm

Take bus line 1 from Genoa Piazza Principe railway station or bus line 13 from the Genoa Brignole railway station to Piazza Caricamento.

Best for: Saving time
Train line: R
Travel time: 10 minutes
Closest station: San Giorgio, 2-min walk
Timings: Daily, 6am to 12 midnight

From the Genoa Piazza Principe railway station or Genoa Brignole railway station, you can take the metro towards Brignole. Alight at San Giorgio station, which is a 10-minute walk away from the aquarium.

Getting to Genoa Aquarium by car

Driving route
Parking facilities

Best for: Convenience
Travel time: 10 mins (from Genoa city center)

  • Take the “Genova-Ovest ” highway exit and then follow the signs towards the city center.
  • After exiting the highway, you should continue straight on to Via Milano –and Via Gramsci for 2 kilometers.
  • Once you reach Piazza Caricamento, you'll see signs indicating the location of the aquarium. 
Parking Facilities

The parking lot, called Acquario Parking, is located 50 meters before the Piazza Caricamento underpass on the right-hand side. It has a total of 167 parking spaces and 4 spots reserved for disabled visitors.

The parking lot is open 24x7.

The charges are €2.20 per hour between 7 AM to 12 midnight and €1.20 per hour between 12 midnight to 7 AM. 

Walking to Genoa Aquarium

Travel time: 16 minutes
Distance: 1.3 km
Ideal for: Sightseeing 

Walking from Genova Piazza Principe to the Genoa Aquarium will take you through the heart of the historic center of Genoa, where you will have the chance to see many beautiful landmarks and attractions such as the Royal Palace Museum and the Nunziata Square. You could stop at the Opera House, shop at the Via San Lorenzo, and take in the views of the old port of Genoa before you walk into the aquarium. 




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Frequently asked questions about Genoa Aquarium address and directions

How do I get to Genoa Aquarium?

You can get to Genoa Aquarium by car, bus, or subway.

Which is the best way to get to Genoa Aquarium?

The best way to get to Genoa Aquarium depends on your starting point. Taking the bus or subway is probably the easiest and most convenient option.

Which is the fastest way to get to Genoa Aquarium?

Taking a taxi or driving your own car is often the quickest option. However, taking the train is also a great option for those short on time.

Which is the cheapest way to get to Genoa Aquarium?

The cheapest way to get to Genoa Aquarium is typically by taking the bus.

Which is the closest bus stop to Genoa Aquarium?

The closest bus stop to Genoa Aquarium is Piazza Caricamento, which is served by bus lines 1, and 13.

Which is the closest train station to Genoa Aquarium?

The closest train station to Genoa Aquarium is Genova Piazza Principe, which is about a 10-15 minute walk away from the aquarium.

Which is the closest subway station to Genoa Aquarium?

The closest subway station to Genoa Aquarium is San Giorgio, which is on the Brignole line.

Can I park at Genoa Aquarium?

Yes, there is a Genoa Aquarium thas a car park, Acquario Parking, located 50 meters before the Piazza Caricamento underpass on the right-hand side.

Is there parking for disabled persons at Genoa Aquarium?

Yes, there are dedicated parking spaces for disabled persons at the Genoa Aquarium parking lot.

How much does it cost to park at Genoa Aquarium?

The cost of parking at Genoa Aquarium varies depending on the length of your stay and the time of day, but rates start at around €2.50 per hour during the day time. The charges are €1.20 per hour between 12 midnight to 7 AM. 

Can I walk to Genoa Aquarium?

Yes, it is possible to walk to Genoa Aquarium from various points in the city, including from the Genova Piazza Principe train station, which is about a 10-15 minute walk away.