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There are 4 ways to get from Cannes to Portofino by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Thello  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the Thello from Cannes to Genova Piazza Principe

$34 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus, line 36 bus, line 27 bus, line 82 bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cannes Hôtel de Ville to Nice Airport
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa 492 / ...
  3. Take the line 36 bus from Genova - Doria Metro Principe to Genova - Via XX Settembre 36 / ...
  4. Take the line 27 bus from Genova to Santa Margherita Ligure 27
  5. Take the line 82 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure FS to Portofino 82

$26 - $57

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...

$29 - $61

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to Portofino 167.7 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Portofino is to Thello which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Portofino is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Cannes Hôtel de Ville and arriving at Portofino via Nice, Nice, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova and Santa Margherita Ligure FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cannes and Portofino is 195 km. The road distance is 268.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Portofino without a car is to Thello which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Cannes to Portofino, including transfers.

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Cannes to Portofino bus services, operated by Lignes D'azur, depart from Cannes Hôtel de Ville station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Portofino is to Thello which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 29€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 36 bus and line 27 bus and line 82 bus, which costs 22€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 18 min.

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Cannes to Portofino bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, arrive at Portofino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Portofino is 268 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Cannes to Portofino.

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  • Distance: 121.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Portofino, Italy?

Thello operates a train from Cannes to Portofino 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Portofino via Nice Airport, Nice, Nice, Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, and Santa Margherita Ligure FS in around 7 h 18 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.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 Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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 Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AMT Genova
Phone
848 000 030
Email
amt.spa@pec.amt.genova.it
Website
amt.genova.it
Bus from Genova - Doria Metro Principe to Genova - Via XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
amt.genova.it
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Genova to Santa Margherita Ligure
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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