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There are 8 ways to get from Portofino to Corsica by train, car ferry, bus 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, car ferry via Nice  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Nice to Ajaccio

$62 - $178

Cheapest option

Car ferry, train  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
  2. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio Gare

$61 - $103

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Chiavari to Livorno Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Bastia
  3. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio Gare

$94 - $182

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Livorno
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Bastia
  3. Take the bus from Bastia to Ajaccio

Car ferry, bus  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
  2. Take the bus from Bastia to Ajaccio

Train, fly to Bastia  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bastia (BIA) NCE - BIA

$125 - $313

Train, fly to Calvi  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Calvi (CLY) NCE - CLY

$121 - $387

Train, fly to Ajaccio  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Ajaccio (AJA) NCE - AJA

$98 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Corsica is to car ferry and train which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Corsica is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The distance between Portofino and Corsica is 238 km.

The best way to get from Portofino to Corsica without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13 h 2 min and costs 50€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 13 h 2 min to get from Portofino to Corsica, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Bastia Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Air Corsica offers flights from Nice Airport to Bastia Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Corsica. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Corsica.
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  • Distance: 148.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 2 min

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

There is no direct connection from Portofino to Ajaccio. However, you can take the line 82 bus to Santa Margherita Ligure FS, take the walk to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, take the train to Genova Piazza Principe, take the train to Ventimiglia, take the walk to Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione, take the train to Gare de Nice-Riquier, take the walk to Riquier, take the line 07 bus to Le Port Arson, take the walk to Nice, then take the car ferry to Ajaccio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Portofino to Ajaccio via Santa Margherita Ligure FS, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, Chiavari, Livorno Centrale, Stazione Centrale B, Della Repubblica, Livorno, Bastia, and Bastia in around 13 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Nice to Calvi
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Chiavari to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Le Corse Train
Phone
04 95 32 90 00
Email
direction@cf-corse.com
Website
train-corse.com
Train from Bastia to Ajaccio Gare
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
cf-corse.fr
Schedules at
train-corse.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
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 Livorno
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Corse Voyages
Website
eurocorse.com
Bus from Bastia to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
eurocorse.com
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Livorno to Bastia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Schedules at
mobylines.com
Standard car
$40 - $60
Low season
$28 - $40
High season
$40 - $60

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