There are 10 ways to get from Portofino to Sicily by bus, plane, train, ferry or bus and ferry

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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Line 882 bus to Genoa, fly to Catania  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 882 bus from Portofino to Santa Margherita Ligure
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Catania (CTA) GOA - CTA

$35 - $235

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Line 882 bus to Genoa, fly to Palermo, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 882 bus from Portofino to Santa Margherita Ligure
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Palermo (PMO) GOA - PMO
  3. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$73 - $253

Train to Pisa, fly to Catania  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Catania (CTA) PSA - CTA

$53 - $229

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Catania  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Catania (CTA) LIN - CTA

$72 - $268

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Catania  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Catania (CTA) MXP - CTA

$54 - $237

Ferry  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$93 - $171

Train via La Spezia Centrale  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$127 - $178

Train  •  21 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Palermo Centrale Icn

$136 - $181

Train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita to Viareggio
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to Firenze Smn
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Palermo Stazione Centrale

$84 - $136

Bus  •  24 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Milano Lampugnano 27
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$100 - $145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Sicily is to line 882 bus and fly which costs 29€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Sicily is to line 882 bus and fly which costs 29€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Santa Margherita Ligure, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 27 min.

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The distance between Portofino and Sicily is 854 km.

The best way to get from Portofino to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 21 h 26 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Portofino to Sicily, including transfers.

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Portofino to Sicily bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Santa Margherita Ligure station.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Sicily is to train which takes 21 h 26 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 24 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 533.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Portofino to Palermo via Santa Margherita Ligure, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, La Spezia Centrale, and Palermo Centrale in around 21 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portofino to Palermo via Santa Margherita Ligure, Milano Lampugnano, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano, PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 24 h 27 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Genoa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,800
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 Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from S.Margherita to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Viareggio to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
17 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Palermo Stazione Centrale
Ave. Duration
16 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators

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