There are 5 ways to get from Portofino to Cannes 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

Thello  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Cannes

$34 - $54

Cheapest option

Line 882 bus, train, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 882 bus from Portofino to Santa Margherita Ligure 882 / ...
  2. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  3. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice 492 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Cannes Hôtel de Ville

$21 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapallo to Genova 75T / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$39 - $76

Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Savona Reg
  2. Take the train from Savona to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes

$30 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Cannes 168.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Genova Brignole Stazione FS and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Portofino and Cannes is 195 km. The road distance is 270.3 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Cannes without a car is to Thello which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Portofino to Cannes, including transfers.

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Portofino to Cannes bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, depart from Rapallo station.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Cannes is to Thello which takes 6 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 3 min.

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Portofino to Cannes bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Cannes is 270 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Portofino to Cannes.

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There are 4307+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 121.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

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

Thello operates a train from Portofino to Cannes 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portofino to Cannes via Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Genova, Genova Brignole Stazione FS, Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière, and Nice Airport in around 7 h 3 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
thello.com
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
thello.com
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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Genoa, Genoa to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT

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