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

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Train, line 882 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...
  2. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino 882 / ...

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Rapallo 75T / ...

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Genoa to Portofino 22.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Portofino 22.5 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Genova and arriving at Portofino via Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Portofino is 24 km. The road distance is 36 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Portofino without a car is to train and line 882 bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Genoa to Portofino, including transfers.

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Genoa to Portofino bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, depart from Genova station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Portofino is 36 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Genoa to Portofino.

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There are 1632+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali operates a bus from Genoa to Portofino hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators

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
+39 06 68475475
Train from Genova Brignole to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Genoa to Portofino
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Taxi 5966
+39 010 5966

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