There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Portofino by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic

$110 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa N504

$27 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure 27

$34 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Portofino 262.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Genoa, line 882 bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Genoa (GOA) GVA - GOA
  2. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino

$103 - $268

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - 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

$114 - $271

Fly to Nice, bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa

$55 - $159

Fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$71 - $323

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Portofino, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Portofino via Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Portofino 6 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Portofino is 319 km. The road distance is 420 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Portofino is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 50 and takes 9 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Portofino is to drive which takes 4 h 33 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 95.

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Portofino via Milano Lampugnano and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Geneva to Portofino, including transfers.