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There are 5 ways to get from Lucca to Portofino by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 82 bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lucca to Viareggio Reg
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to Chiavari Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Chiavari to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...
  4. Take the line 82 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure FS to Portofino 82

$20 - $36

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$11 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Piazzale Verdi to Piazza Dante Bar Excelsa E01 / ...
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to La Spezia C.
  3. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$12 - $28

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucca to Genoa, Genoa 503
  2. Take the bus from Genova to San Lorenzo 75T / ...

$17 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Lucca to Portofino 90.6 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Lucca to Portofino is to bus and train which costs 10€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucca to Portofino is to drive which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucca to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Lucca and arriving at Portofino via Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova, San Lorenzo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Lucca and Portofino is 115 km. The road distance is 145 km.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Portofino without a car is to train and line 82 bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 17€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Lucca to Portofino, including transfers.

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Lucca to Portofino bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lucca station.

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The best way to get from Lucca to Portofino is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs 9€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 26€ and takes 6 h 23 min.

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Lucca to Portofino bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, arrive at San Lorenzo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucca to Portofino is 145 km. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Lucca to Portofino.

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  • Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Lucca to Portofino via Viareggio, La Spezia Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure FS in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucca to Portofino via Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, San Lorenzo, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 6 h 23 min.

Train operators
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 Lucca to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$4 - $6
Train from Chiavari to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$3 - $4
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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 Viareggio to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
vaibus.it
Bus from Piazzale Verdi to Piazza Dante Bar Excelsa
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
vaibus.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lucca to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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