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There are 4 ways to get from Corsica to Portovenere by train, car ferry, bus or plane

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, car ferry, bus via Genoa  •  18h 1m

  1. Take the train from Ajaccio to Bastia 26
  2. Take the car ferry from Bastia to Nice
  3. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa 498 / ...
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

68€ - 108€

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry, bus  •  20h 9m

  1. Take the train from Ajaccio to Bastia 26
  2. Take the car ferry from Bastia to Nice
  3. Take the bus from Menton to La Spezia

69€ - 91€

Fly from Bastia, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Bastia (BIA) to Nice (NCE) BIA - NCE
  2. Take the train from St Laurent Du Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale

112€ - 298€

Fly from Ajaccio, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Ajaccio (AJA) to Nice (NCE) AJA - NCE
  2. Take the train from St Laurent Du Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale

91€ - 250€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Corsica to Portovenere is to train and car ferry and bus which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 20h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Corsica to Portovenere is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 300€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The distance between Corsica and Portovenere is 218 km.

The best way to get from Corsica to Portovenere without a car is to train and car ferry and bus via Genoa which takes 18h 1m and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 18h 1m to get from Corsica to Portovenere, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bastia Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Air Corsica offers flights from Bastia Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3981+ hotels available in Portovenere. Prices start at 72€ per night.

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The best way to get from Corsica to Bastia Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs 23€ - 28€.

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Map of how to get from Corsica to Portovenere.
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  • Distance: 136.3 miles
  • Duration: 18h 1m

What companies run services between Corsica, France and Portovenere, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Ajaccio to Portovenere. However, you can take the train to Bastia, take the walk to Bastia, take the car ferry to Nice, take the walk to Port Lympia / Foderé, take the line 20 bus to Vauban / Université, take the walk to Nice, Nice, take the bus to Genoa, Genoa, take the walk to Genova Piazza Principe, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, take the walk to La Spezia Via Fiume, then take the bus to Portovenere. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ajaccio to Portovenere via Bastia, Bastia, Nice, Nice Le Port, Menton, La Spezia, and La Spezia Via Fiume in around 20h 9m.

Airlines
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Bastia to Nice
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Ajaccio to Nice
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Train operators
Le Corse Train
Phone
04 95 32 90 00
Email
direction@cf-corse.com
Website
train-corse.com
Train from Ajaccio to Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 27€
Website
cf-corse.fr
Schedules at
train-corse.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 13€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
17€ - 20€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
8€ - 14€
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Menton to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Ferry operators

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