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There are 5 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino by train, 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.

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Train ItaloTreno  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station 9938 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic / ...

$49 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Genoa, Genoa N580 / ...

$23 - $43

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia  •  6 h 28 min

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

$24 - $53

Bus via Milano Lampugnano  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure 27

$33 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

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

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 6 min.

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

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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, Bologna, Milano Lampugnano and Santa Margherita Ligure FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Portofino is 167 km. The road distance is 276.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino, including transfers.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 6 min.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Santa Margherita Ligure station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino is 277 km. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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 Centrale, Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Parma to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $28
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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 Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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