There are 5 ways to get from Portofino to Nice by train, bus or car

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Thello  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville Hotelzug

$21 - $50

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Train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville Hotelzug / ...

$23 - $58

Bus  •  5 h 57 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

$41 - $58

Train via Savona  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Savona Reg
  2. Take the train from Savona to Ventimiglia Reg / ...

$22 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Portofino to Nice 147 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Nice is to Thello which costs 17€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 51 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Nice. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Congrès / Promenade via Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Genova Brignole Stazione FS and Aéroport / Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Portofino and Nice is 169 km. The road distance is 235.2 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Nice without a car is to Thello which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 17€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Portofino to Nice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portofino to Nice is to Thello which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 17€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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Portofino to Nice 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 Nice is 235 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Portofino to Nice.

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  • Distance: 105.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Portofino, Italy and Nice, France?

Thello operates a train from Portofino to Nice 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Trenitalia also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portofino to Nice via Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Genova, Genova Brignole Stazione FS, Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière, and Aéroport / Promenade in around 5 h 57 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
thello.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
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