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There are 5 ways to get from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare by taxi, train, ferry, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Taxi, train  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portovenere to La Spezia Centrale
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Monterosso Re / ...

22€ - 59€

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the night bus from Portovenere - Capolinea to La Spezia - Via Fiume L e P
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Monterosso Re / ...

3€ - 38€

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the ferry from Portovenere to Monterosso

16€ - 24€

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare 45.8 km

55€ - 70€

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare 45.8 km

6€ - 9€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare is to taxi and train which costs 21€ - 60€ and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Portovenere and arriving at Monterosso. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Portovenere and Monterosso al Mare is 18 km. The road distance is 45.8 km.

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The best way to get from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare without a car is to taxi and train which takes 40 min and costs 21€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare is 46 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare.

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There are 3186+ hotels available in Monterosso al Mare. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare.
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  • Distance: 17.8 km
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Portovenere, Italy and Monterosso al Mare, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Portovenere to Monterosso al Mare. However, you can take the taxi to La Spezia Centrale then take the train to Monterosso. Alternatively, Consorzio Marittimo Turistico Cinque Terre Golfo dei Poeti operates a ferry from Portovenere to Monterosso every 4 hours. Tickets cost 16€ - 24€ and the journey takes 1h 20m.

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 La Spezia Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
3€ - 4€
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 La Spezia Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
2€ - 4€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
6€ - 9€
Base Standard
17€ - 24€
Base Premium
23€ - 35€
Bus operators
Azienda Trasporti Consortile
Phone
+39.0187.522511
Email
atcesercizio@atcesercizio.it
Website
atcesercizio.it
Night bus from Portovenere - Capolinea to La Spezia - Via Fiume
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Schedules at
atcesercizio.it
Ferry operators
Consorzio Marittimo Turistico Cinque Terre Golfo dei Poeti
Phone
+39 0187.732987
Website
navigazionegolfodeipoeti.it
Ferry from Portovenere to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Consorzio Marittimo Turistico Cinque Terre Golfo dei Poeti
Other operators
Taxi from Portovenere to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Radi Taxi La Spezia
Phone
+39 0187 523523
Website
radiotaxilaspezia.it
Ncc La Spezia Autonoleggio Gianfaldoni
Phone
+39 335 137 1501
Website
laspeziacruiseexcursion.com

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