There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Portofino by plane, 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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Fly Brussels to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$80 - $305

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Fly Charleroi to Milan Bergamo, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CRL - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$58 - $230

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Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$65 - $244

Fly Brussels to Turin, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Turin (TRN) BRU - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole

$103 - $345

Fly Charleroi to Pisa, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Pisa (PSA) CRL - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Chiavari

$62 - $215

Fly Brussels to Nice, train  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nice (NCE) BRU - NCE
  2. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe

$92 - $271

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LUX - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$81 - $277

Train  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic / ...

$317 - $493

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa N506

$73 - $123

Bus Domo Reisen  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Genova - Stazione Marittima

$129 - $187

Drive  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Portofino 661.3 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Portofino is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 9 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Portofino is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Portofino is 814 km. The road distance is 1058.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 14 h 48 min and costs 260€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to get from Brussels to Portofino, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Portofino is to train which takes 14 h 48 min and costs 260€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Portofino is 1058 km. It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to drive from Brussels to Portofino.

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Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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

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  • Distance: 508.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 18 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Portofino, Italy?

You can take a train from Brussels to Portofino via Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 14 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Portofino 5 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $280
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Pisa Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
thello.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Basel to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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