There are 6 ways to get from Avignon to Portofino by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$83 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon City Centre to Genoa Ouibus

$21 - $33

4 alternative options

Train via Avignon Centre  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$86 - $131

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova

$77 - $112

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Portofino 305.6 miles

$70 - $110

Train, fly  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Genoa (GOA) MRS - GOA

$101 - $505

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Portofino is to bus which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Portofino is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Portofino is 353 km. The road distance is 489 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to get from Avignon to Portofino, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Avignon Gare Routière and arriving at Portofino via Genova, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 220.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 42 min

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Portofino, Italy?

You can take a train from Avignon to Portofino via Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Genova Piazza Principe, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 9 h 42 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Avignon to Portofino 3 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$35 - $38
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Avignon Centre to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Avignon City Centre to Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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