There are 5 ways to get from Bologna 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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  5 h 3 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 / ...

$40 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 59 min

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

$17 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 14 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 / ...

$22 - $32

Train Trenitalia  •  5 h 53 min

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

$21 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Portofino 175.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Portofino is to bus and train which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Portofino is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Portofino is 170 km. The road distance is 280.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Bologna to Portofino, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 106.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Portofino, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna to Portofino via Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Portofino once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
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
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
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
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $15
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
$23 - $28
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
$16
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
FlixBus
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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