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There are 7 ways to get from Portofino to Geneva by train, bus, car 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.

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Train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$55 - $148

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Bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Geneva N504

$39 - $68

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Genève 90

$104 - $169

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Geneva 262.8 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$67 - $250

Fly from Genoa  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Geneva (GVA) GOA - GVA

$104 - $268

Train, train to Nice, fly  •  9 h 33 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 Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$72 - $196

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Geneva is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Geneva is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Geneva via Santa Margherita Ligure, Genova - Via XX Settembre and Genoa, Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

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The distance between Portofino and Geneva is 319 km. The road distance is 420.5 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs 45€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Portofino to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portofino to Geneva is to train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs 45€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 22 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 240€ and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 199.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 17 min

What companies run services between Portofino, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Portofino to Geneva via Santa Margherita Ligure FS, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Portofino to Geneva once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $110
First
$80 - $170
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
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.

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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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Geneva is 420 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Portofino to Geneva.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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