There are 4 ways to get from Portofino to Monaco 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 via Ventimiglia  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...

$20 - $58

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Menton En

$27 - $50

Bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapallo to Genova 75T / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$38 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Monaco 139 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Genova Brignole Stazione FS and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between Portofino and Monaco is 157 km. The road distance is 222.3 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Portofino to Monaco, including transfers.

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Portofino to Monaco bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, depart from Rapallo station.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Monaco is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 56 min.

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Portofino to Monaco bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Monaco is 222 km. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Portofino to Monaco.

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There are 3113+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 98 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Portofino, Italy and Monaco?

You can take a train from Portofino to Monaco via Santa Margherita Ligure, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, Genova Piazza Principe, and Ventimiglia in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portofino to Monaco via Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Genova, Genova Brignole Stazione FS, Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière, and Nice Airport in around 6 h 56 min.

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 Ligure Portofino to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Menton
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $27
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
Bus operators

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