There are 5 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino by train, bus, night bus or car

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 via Milano Centrale  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic

$42 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Sestri Levante 505

$20 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Parma to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg

$33 - $61

Night bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna *Int_GENOVA* to Genova Marinobus

$31 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino 173 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy and Portofino, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino via Bologna C.Le, Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Parma to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Bologna *Int_GENOVA* to Genova
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Portofino is 167 km. The road distance is 277 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino is to night bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino is to drive which takes 2 h 49 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

No, there is no direct bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Portofino via Bologna *Int_GENOVA*, Genova, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino, including transfers.