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There are 3 ways to get from Portofino to Genoa by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 82 bus, train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the line 82 bus from Portofino to Santa Margherita Ligure FS 82
  2. Take the train from S.Margherita L.-Port to Genova Brignole Re / ...

4€ - 37€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portofino to Genoa 33.3 km

35€ - 50€

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Genoa 33.3 km

4€ - 7€

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Genoa is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Genoa is to taxi which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Portofino and Genoa is 24 km. The road distance is 33.3 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Genoa without a car is to line 82 bus and train which takes 1h 20m and costs 3€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Portofino to Genoa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Genoa is 33 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Portofino to Genoa.

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There are 1806+ hotels available in Genoa. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 23.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Portofino to Genoa. However, you can take the line 82 bus to Santa Margherita Ligure FS, take the walk to S.Margherita L.-Port, then take the train to Genova Brignole. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Genoa.

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 S.Margherita L.-Port to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
4€ - 5€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita L.-Port to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita L.-Port to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 35€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
6€ - 9€
Base Standard
18€ - 25€
Base Premium
24€ - 35€
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Portofino to Genoa
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Taxi 5966
Phone
+39 010 5966
Website
5966.it
Gexi Genova Taxi
Phone
+39 010 89333
Website
gexi.it
Comat Prenotaxi
Phone
+39 010 77277
Website
prenotaxi.com

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