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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 82 bus to Genoa, fly to Palermo  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the line 82 bus from Portofino to Santa Margherita Ligure FS
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Palermo (PMO) GOA - PMO

$66 - $247

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Line 82 bus to Genoa, fly to Catania  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the line 82 bus from Portofino to Santa Margherita Ligure FS
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Catania (CTA) GOA - CTA

$36 - $234

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Train to Pisa, fly to Catania  •  6h 31m

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

$44 - $228

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Catania  •  7h 51m

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

$74 - $266

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Catania  •  8h 11m

  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

$55 - $237

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Palermo  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Palermo (PMO) BGY - PMO

$53 - $327

Ferry  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$93 - $171

Train  •  22h 4m

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

$135 - $182

Train, bus and ferry  •  23h 34m

  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  •  23h 59m

  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

$95 - $145

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Sicily is to line 82 bus and fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Sicily is to line 82 bus and fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 6h 2m.

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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 23h 59m.

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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 22h 4m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m 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 22h 4m and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 23h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Genoa Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Portofino to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 533.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Portofino to Palermo once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $170 and the journey takes 18h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portofino to Palermo via Santa Margherita Ligure, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano, PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 23h 59m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Genoa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
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
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Chiavari to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from S.Margherita to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Viareggio to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
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
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
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
16h 29m
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
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Autostradale
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
Baltour
Ferry operators

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Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Genoa Airport to Palermo Airport.

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