There are 5 ways to get from Portofino to Bologna 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 ItaloTreno  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. Mi-Na 9905/11/17/23/39 / ...

$48 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. 505

$19 - $35

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Reg
  2. Fb / ...

$31 - $55

Train, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Reg / ...
  2. 26 / ...

$24 - $33

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. 174.8 miles

$40 - $65

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

You can take a train from Portofino to Bologna via Santa Margherita Ligure, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, Milano Rogoredo, and Milano Rogoredo Station in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Portofino to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Rogoredo Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Parma
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sestri Levante to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portofino and Bologna is 170 km. The road distance is 280 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Bologna is to train and bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Portofino to Bologna is to drive which takes 2 h 51 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Portofino to Bologna, including transfers.