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There are 4 ways to get from Portofino to Monaco by train, ferry, 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  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Rapallo to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo Ec

18€ - 58€

3 alternative options

Line 1 ferry, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the line 1 ferry from Portofino to Rapallo 1
  2. Take the train from Rapallo to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia Re / ...

23€ - 80€

Line 73 bus, bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the line 73 bus from Via Andrea Doria - P.zza Vitt. Veneto to Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. 73
  2. Take the bus from Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. to Via Tolemaide
  3. Take the bus from Genova to Nice
  4. Take the bus from Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE to Jardin Exotique - MONACO

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Portofino to Monaco 218.8 km

27€ - 40€

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Last updated: May 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Monaco is to train which costs 18€ - 60€ and takes 5h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Portofino to Monaco is to drive. Taking this option will cost 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Chiesa Divo Martino and arriving at Jardin Exotique - MONACO via Via Andrea Doria - P.zza Vitt. Veneto, Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S., Genova and Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 44m.

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The distance between Portofino and Monaco is 157 km. The road distance is 218.8 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 5h 44m and costs 18€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Portofino to Monaco, including transfers.

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Portofino to Monaco bus services, operated by AMT Genova, depart from Via Andrea Doria - P.zza Vitt. Veneto station.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Monaco is to train which takes 5h 44m and costs 18€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can line 73 bus and bus, which costs and takes 7h 44m.

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Portofino to Monaco bus services, operated by Zou! Alpes-Maritimes, arrive at Jardin Exotique - MONACO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Monaco is 219 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Portofino to Monaco.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 156.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Portofino, Italy and Monaco?

You can take a train from Portofino to Monaco via Via Andrea Doria - P.zza Vitt. Veneto, Rapallo capolinea, Rapallo, and Genova P.Za Principe in around 5h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portofino to Monaco via Via Andrea Doria - P.zza Vitt. Veneto, Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S., Via Tolemaide, Genova, Nice, and Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE in around 7h 44m.

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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Rapallo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
5€ - 6€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
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 Rapallo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
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 Rapallo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 35€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
7€ - 10€
Base Standard
19€ - 26€
Base Premium
24€ - 35€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Thello
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
AMT Genova
Phone
848 000 030
Email
amt.spa@pec.amt.genova.it
Website
amt.genova.it
Bus from Via Andrea Doria - P.zza Vitt. Veneto to Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S.
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
AMT Genova
Bus from Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. to Via Tolemaide
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
AMT Genova
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Genova to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Ferry operators

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