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There are 6 ways to get from Marseille to Portofino by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$66 - $95

Cheapest option

Thello  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the Thello from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe

$58 - $80

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Genova

$71 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Portofino 270.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Genoa  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Genoa (GOA) MRS - GOA

$85 - $464

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$101 - $317

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Portofino is to Thello which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Portofino is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Portofino via Genova and Santa Margherita Ligure FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Portofino is 327 km. The road distance is 433.3 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Marseille to Portofino, including transfers.

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Marseille to Portofino bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Marseille station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Portofino is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 8 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 410€ and takes 9 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Marseille to Portofino bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Genova station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 204.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Portofino, Italy?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Marseille to Portofino once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Marseille to Portofino 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thello.com
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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Genova
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Portofino is 433 km. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Marseille to Portofino.

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Alitalia, KLM, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 1572+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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