There are 4 ways to get from Menton to Portofino by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg

$22 - $44

3 alternative options

Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$22 - $47

Bus, line 882 bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Menton to Nice Airport 110
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
  3. Take the bus from San Martino to Rapallo 75T
  4. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino 882 / ...

$40 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Menton to Portofino 132.7 miles

$30 - $50

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Menton to Portofino 5 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Menton to Portofino via Nice Airport, Nice - Airport, Genoa, Genova - Principe FS, San Martino - Angolo Via Pastore, San Martino, Rapallo, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 7 h 44 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Nice Airport Shuttle
Website
niceairportxpress.com
Bus from Menton to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Schedules at
uk.niceairportxpress.com
Department Des Alpes Maritimes
Phone
+33 4 93 29 82 00
Email
contact@departement06.fr
Website
departement06.fr
Bus from Menton Gare Routière to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
departement06.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Menton to Portofino?

The distance between Menton and Portofino is 148 km. The road distance is 212 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Menton to Portofino?

The cheapest way to get from Menton to Portofino is to train which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Menton to Portofino?

The quickest way to get from Menton to Portofino is to drive which takes 2 h 18 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

Is there a direct bus between Menton and Portofino?

No, there is no direct bus from Menton to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Menton and arriving at Portofino via Nice - Airport, Genova - Principe FS, San Martino, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Menton to Portofino?

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Menton to Portofino, including transfers.