There are 5 ways to get from Portofino to Genoa by bus, train, ferry, taxi 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

Line 882 bus, train  •  1 h 52 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 Brignole Reg / ...

$4 - $9

4 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Portofino to Rapallo
  2. Take the bus from Rapallo to Genova 75T / ...

$11 - $16

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapallo to Genova 75T / ...

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portofino to Genoa 23 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Genoa 23 miles

$5 - $8

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

ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali operates a bus from Portofino to Genoa hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Tigullio - Marine Lines
Phone
+39 0185 284670
Email
infotraghetti@traghettiportofino.it
Website
traghettiportofino.it
Ferry from Portofino to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
traghettiportofino.it
Other operators
Taxi from Portofino to Genoa
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Taxi 5966
Phone
+39 010 5966
Website
5966.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portofino and Genoa is 24 km. The road distance is 37 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Genoa is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Portofino to Genoa is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs 40€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Genova via Santa Margherita Ligure and Rapallo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Portofino to Genoa, including transfers.