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

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  5 h 45 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 29 min

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

$20 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$24 - $54

Bus, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia 26
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$26 - $39

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 and train which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 44 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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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 45 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 29 min.

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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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There are 1673+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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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 45 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 C.Le, Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Portofino 5 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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

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
$15 - $19
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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