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There are 3 ways to get from Dolceacqua to Portofino by bus, train 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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Bus, line 1 bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo Via Roma to Genoa Via alle Sorgenti Sulfuree Pescara Terminal Bus - Sanremo Via Roma
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Pra' 3/De Mari to Caricamento/Acquario 1

Cheapest option

Train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Rapallo Re / ...

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Dolceacqua to Portofino 203 km

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The cheapest way to get from Dolceacqua to Portofino is to train which costs €16 - €100 and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Dolceacqua to Portofino is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 18m.

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The distance between Dolceacqua and Portofino is 136 km. The road distance is 203 km.

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The best way to get from Dolceacqua to Portofino without a car is to bus and line 1 bus which takes 5h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Dolceacqua to Portofino, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Dolceacqua to Portofino is to bus and line 1 bus which takes 5h 26m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €16 - €100 and takes 6h 9m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dolceacqua to Portofino is 203 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Dolceacqua to Portofino.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dolceacqua to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 136.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Dolceacqua to Portofino via Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, Sanremo Via Roma, Genoa Via alle Sorgenti Sulfuree, Pra' 3/De Mari, and Caricamento/Acquario in around 5h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dolceacqua to Portofino via Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, Genova P.Za Principe, Rapallo, Rapallo F.S., S.Margherita - Hotel Lido, and S. Margherita F.S. capolinea linea 82 in around 6h 9m.

Train operators
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 P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€7 - €10
Base Standard
€19 - €26
Base Premium
€24 - €35
Bus operators
Satam Bus
Phone
+39 0871 344969
Email
satam@gruppolapanoramica.it
Website
satambus.it
Bus from Sanremo Via Roma to Genoa Via alle Sorgenti Sulfuree
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Satam Bus
AMT Genova
Phone
848 000 030
Email
amt.spa@pec.amt.genova.it
Website
amt.genova.it
Bus from Pra' 3/De Mari to Caricamento/Acquario
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
AMT Genova

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