There are 4 ways to get from Portofino to Monaco by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita L.-Port to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo Ec

17€ - 39€

3 alternative options

Train via Savona  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita L.-Port to Savona Re
  2. Take the train from Savona to Ventimiglia Re / ...

18€ - 50€

Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Menton N1585

17€ - 36€

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Portofino to Monaco 223.1 km

30€ - 45€

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Monaco is to bus which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Monaco is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 25m.

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The distance between Portofino and Monaco is 157 km. The road distance is 223.1 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs 16€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Portofino to Monaco, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Monaco is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs 16€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 6h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Monaco is 223 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Portofino to Monaco.

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  • Distance: 156.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Portofino, Italy and Monaco?

You can take a train from Portofino to Monaco via Santa Margherita Ligure FS, S.Margherita L.-Port, and Genova P.Za Principe in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa, Genoa to Menton 4 times a day. Tickets cost 11€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 10m.

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 P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
4€ - 6€
Train from S.Margherita L.-Port to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
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 P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
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Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
5€ - 7€
Base 2nd Class
8€ - 10€
Base 1st Class
15€ - 18€
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
14€ - 17€
Base 1st Class
23€ - 26€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Thello
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Menton
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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