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Genoa to Aix

Cape Town RSA
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Genoa to Aix

Can anyone help in guiding us on the best way to get to Aix from Genoa by train?



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1. Re: Genoa to Aix

You have to change from an Italian train to a French one at Ventimiglia, so it's easiest to look up the two parts of the journey separately.

You can get Italian train times and costs from www.trenitalia.it/homepage_en.html but it is unlikely you will be able to book through this site, as it seldom accepts cards issued outside Europe. If you have problems, just buy the train tickets in Italy. Your cards may work: we have not had any recent reports from South Africa.

You can get French train times and costs at www.tgv-europe.com/en and you will get the best prices by booking when sales open 90 days before travel.

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2. Re: Genoa to Aix

Although the advice above by Sydneynick ought to work, for some reason it does not. The tgv-europe site is currently showing only one connection per day from Ventimiglia to Aix (TGV or Centre) - the one which uses the daily TGV at 08.38. The same problem applies tonight to the main French rail site, http://www.voyages-sncf.com/

Instead, use the sites above to look up the trains from Nice to Aix, and use the trenitalia site for the times from Genoa to Nice. To find the price of that journey, add €6.60 to the price of the train you have chosen from Genoa to Ventimiglia, as the site does not show fares beyond Ventimiglia.

A change at Nice is always necessary (except on the 08.38), as you are using a frequent local French train service ter-sncf.com/Images/Paca/Tridion/FH04-Mandel… for this section of the journey.

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