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There are 7 ways to get from Portofino to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

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 Milano Centrale  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$39 - $88

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Bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Venice, Venice N482 / ...

$29 - $54

5 alternative options

Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Venezia S.Lucia Fr

$49 - $79

Bus via Milan, Milan  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Milano Lampugnano 27
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice Mestre 417 / ...

$40 - $61

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Portofino to Venice 265.8 miles

$60 - $95

Line 82 bus, fly to Venice  •  7h

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

$115 - $444

Fly to Verona, train  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Verona (VRN) GOA - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia

$130 - $307

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The cheapest way to get from Portofino to Venice is to bus which costs 25€ - 50€ and takes 8h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Portofino to Venice is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portofino to Venice. However, there are services departing from Portofino and arriving at Venezia via Santa Margherita Ligure, Milan, Milan and Stazione MESTRE FS C3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Portofino and Venice is 276 km. The road distance is 425.3 km.

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The best way to get from Portofino to Venice without a car is to train which takes 6h 12m and costs 30€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Portofino to Venice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portofino to Venice is to train which takes 6h 12m and costs 30€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8h 24m.

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There is no direct flight from Genoa Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Portofino to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice Mestre station.

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Map of how to get from Portofino to Venice.
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  • Distance: 172.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

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

You can take a train from Portofino to Venice via Santa Margherita Ligure FS, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Milano Centrale in around 6h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portofino to Venice via Santa Margherita Ligure, Milan, Milan, Venice, Venice Mestre, and Stazione MESTRE FS C3 in around 8h 24m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Genoa to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Genoa to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Genoa to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Alghero
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Verona via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Genoa to Verona via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,300
Train operators
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
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Bus operators
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Baltour
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Milan to Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Yes, the driving distance between Portofino to Venice is 425 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Portofino to Venice.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Genoa Airport to Venice Airport.

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