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There are 3 ways to get from La Spezia to Portovenere by bus, ferry or taxi

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Recommended option

Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from Marola to Portovenere 11/P

1€ - 3€

2 alternative options

Ferry  •  30 min

  1. Take the ferry from La Spezia to Portovenere

10€ - 12€

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from La Spezia to Portovenere 14.6 km

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.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
21 min
Fastest bus time:
15 min
Buses per week:
216
Cheapest price:
1€
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:45
Last bus departs at:
22:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

La Spezia to Portovenere bus schedules

Buses departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

La Spezia → Portovenere
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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.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Portovenere is to taxi which costs 21€ - 25€ and takes 17 min.

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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.

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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.

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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€.

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The bus from Marola to Portovenere takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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La Spezia to Portovenere bus services, operated by Azienda Trasporti Consortile, depart from Marola station.

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La Spezia to Portovenere bus services, operated by Azienda Trasporti Consortile, arrive at Portovenere station.

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There are 434+ hotels available in Portovenere. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Portovenere.
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  • Distance: 5.9 km
  • Duration: 22 min

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 operators
Azienda Trasporti Consortile
Phone
+39.0187.522511
Email
atcesercizio@atcesercizio.it
Website
atcesercizio.it
Bus from Marola to Portovenere
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Schedules at
atcesercizio.it
Ferry operators
Consorzio Marittimo Turistico Cinque Terre Golfo dei Poeti
Phone
+39 0187.732987
Website
navigazionegolfodeipoeti.it
Ferry from La Spezia to Portovenere
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
Consorzio Marittimo Turistico Cinque Terre Golfo dei Poeti
Other operators
Taxi from La Spezia to Portovenere
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
21€ - 25€
Radi Taxi La Spezia
Phone
+39 0187 523523
Website
radiotaxilaspezia.it
Ncc La Spezia Autonoleggio Gianfaldoni
Phone
+39 335 137 1501
Website
laspeziacruiseexcursion.com

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