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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.

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Train  •  9 h 28 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

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Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Genoa Ouibus

$21 - $34

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Train via Avignon Centre  •  9 h 57 min

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

$86 - $131

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova

$80 - $114

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Portofino 305.6 miles

$70 - $110

Train, fly  •  9 h 33 min

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

$103 - $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 32 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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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 and Santa Margherita Ligure FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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

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The best way to get from Avignon to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 9 h 28 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Avignon to Portofino, including transfers.

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Avignon to Portofino bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Avignon Gare Routière station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Portofino is to train which takes 9 h 28 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 9 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Avignon to Portofino bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Genova station.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 220.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 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 FS in around 9 h 28 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
40 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
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Every 30 minutes
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
25 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 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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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Portofino is 489 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Avignon to Portofino.

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Alitalia, KLM, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 1579+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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