There are 3 ways to get from La Spezia to Portovenere by bus, ferry or taxi
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Bus • 22 min
1€ - 3€
2 alternative options
Ferry • 30 min
10€ - 12€
Taxi • 17 min
21€ - 25€
La Spezia to Portovenere by bus
The bus journey time between La Spezia and Portovenere is around 21 min and covers a distance of around 9 km. The fastest bus normally takes 15 min. Operated by Azienda Trasporti Consortile, the La Spezia to Portovenere bus service departs from Marola and arrives in Portovenere. Typically 216 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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La Spezia to Portovenere bus schedules
Buses departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Portovenere is 1500.
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Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Portovenere is to bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 22 min.
The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Portovenere is to taxi which costs 21€ - 25€ and takes 17 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marola and arriving at Portovenere. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.
Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from La Spezia and arriving at Portovenere. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.
The distance between La Spezia and Portovenere is 6 km.
The best way to get from La Spezia to Portovenere without a car is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.
The bus from Marola to Portovenere takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.
La Spezia to Portovenere bus services, operated by Azienda Trasporti Consortile, depart from Marola station.
La Spezia to Portovenere bus services, operated by Azienda Trasporti Consortile, arrive at Portovenere station.
There are 434+ hotels available in Portovenere. Prices start at 75€ per night.
What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Portovenere, Italy?
Azienda Trasporti Consortile operates a bus from Marola to Portovenere hourly. Tickets cost 1€ - 3€ and the journey takes 22 min.
Bus from Marola to Portovenere
- Ave. Duration
- 22 min
- Estimated price
- 1€ - 3€
- Schedules at
Ferry from La Spezia to Portovenere
- Ave. Duration
- 30 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- 10€ - 12€
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