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There are 2 ways to get from Lake Garda to Portovenere by 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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Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Desenzano to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

76€ - 129€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Lake Garda to Portovenere 167.9 miles

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Garda to Portovenere is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Garda to Portovenere is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 4m.

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The distance between Lake Garda and Portovenere is 192 km. The road distance is 268.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lake Garda to Portovenere without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Lake Garda to Portovenere, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Garda to Portovenere is 269 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Lake Garda to Portovenere.

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There are 4060+ hotels available in Portovenere. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Lake Garda to Portovenere.
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  • Distance: 119.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Lake Garda, Italy and Portovenere, Italy?

You can take a train from Lake Garda to Portovenere via Desenzano, Milano Centrale, La Spezia Centrale, and La Spezia - Stadio Picco in around 6h 27m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Desenzano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Desenzano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
13€ - 16€
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
26€ - 31€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com

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