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There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Portofino by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic / ...

$300 - $380

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Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 33m

  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

$50 - $244

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Bus FlixBus  •  18h 5m

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

$69 - $118

Bus Eurolines CH  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
  3. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure 27

$101 - $147

Drive  •  10h 56m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Portofino 661.3 miles

$150 - $230

Fly Brussels to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 11m

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

$66 - $303

Fly Brussels to Turin, train  •  9h 28m

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

$88 - $345

Fly Charleroi to Pisa, train  •  8h 24m

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

$62 - $214

Fly Charleroi to Milan Bergamo, train  •  9h 18m

  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

Fly Brussels to Nice, train  •  10h 52m

  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

$76 - $268

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. 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

$80 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Portofino is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 9h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Portofino is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 270€ and takes 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Brussels North and arriving at Portofino via Basel, Milano Lampugnano and Santa Margherita Ligure FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 40m.

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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 13h 27m and costs 260€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 13h 27m to get from Brussels to Portofino, including transfers.

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Brussels to Portofino bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Brussels North station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Portofino is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs 260€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18h 5m.

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

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Brussels to Portofino bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Santa Margherita Ligure station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 508.6 miles
  • Duration: 13h 27m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Portofino via Chambery, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa Station, Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure FS in around 13h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Portofino 4 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 16h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $280
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Calvi
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$210 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $390
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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
2h 3m
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
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Autostradale

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Portofino is 1058 km. It takes approximately 10h 56m 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 1612+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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