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There are 5 ways to get from Portofino to Florence 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  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Chiavari to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$18 - $48

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita to La Spezia C. Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Viareggio
  3. Take the bus from Piazza Dante Stazione Fs to Via Ponte Alle Mosse 10

$16 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita to La Spezia C. (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa / ...
  2. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Firenze Smn Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$17 - $39

Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence N1584

$21 - $35

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Portofino to Florence 132.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Florence is to train and bus which costs 13€ - 28€ and takes 5h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Florence is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Florence. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Florence, Florence via Santa Margherita Ligure and Genoa, Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between Portofino and Florence is 173 km. The road distance is 212.7 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Florence without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs 15€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Portofino to Florence, including transfers.

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Portofino to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Genoa, Genoa station.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Florence is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs 15€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 6h 40m.

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Portofino to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence, Florence station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Florence is 213 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Portofino to Florence.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Florence.
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  • Distance: 108.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

You can take a train from Portofino to Florence via Santa Margherita Ligure FS, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, Chiavari, and Pisa C.Le in around 4h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Portofino to Florence 6 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Train operators
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 Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Chiavari to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from S.Margherita to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from La Spezia C. to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from La Spezia C. to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Bus operators
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Piazza Dante Stazione Fs to Via Ponte Alle Mosse 10
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
VaiBus
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 Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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