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.

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$35 - $73

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Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Sestri Levante to Bologna, Bologna 505

$18 - $34

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Parma Reg
  2. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$21 - $46

Train, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna 26 / ...

$23 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Bologna 174.8 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Bologna is to train and bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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

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The distance between Portofino and Bologna is 170 km. The road distance is 279.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Portofino to Bologna, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Bologna is Bologna (BLQ) Airport which is 5.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Florence (FLR) (77.7 km), Pisa (PSA) (116.1 km), Venice (VCE) (137.2 km) and Milan Bergamo (BGY) (183.1 km).

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 106.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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, and Milano Centrale in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Portofino to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Parma
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$23 - $28
Train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $15
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
56 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
$16
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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