There are 12 ways to get from Positano to Portofino by train, subway, ferry, bus, night 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  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Chiavari Fb / ...

$106 - $182

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Subway, night bus  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the night bus from Naples, Naples to Genoa, Genoa N548

$51 - $94

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Subway, train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$81 - $133

Subway, train, ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Rapallo Ic / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Rapallo to Portofino

$85 - $117

Bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Positano to Roma Marozzi
  2. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour

$55 - $80

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Positano to Portofino 461.2 miles

$110 - $160

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Genoa, line 882 bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Genoa (GOA) NAP - GOA
  4. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino

$84 - $256

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Linate (LIN) NAP - LIN
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$106 - $319

Line 5070 bus, subway, train to Rome, fly to Genoa  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Positano Sponda to Sorrento
  2. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  4. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Genoa (GOA) FCO - GOA

$86 - $332

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) NAP - MXP
  4. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$105 - $288

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) NAP - BGY
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$95 - $315

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Turin, train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Turin (TRN) NAP - TRN
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole

$83 - $269

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The cheapest way to get from Positano to Portofino is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Portofino is to drive which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 7 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Positano to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Positano and arriving at Portofino via Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina, Genova, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 5 min.

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The distance between Positano and Portofino is 595 km. The road distance is 737.8 km.

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The best way to get from Positano to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 9 h 51 min and costs 90€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 51 min to get from Positano to Portofino, including transfers.

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Positano to Portofino bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Positano station.

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The best way to get from Positano to Portofino is to train which takes 9 h 51 min and costs 90€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Positano to Portofino bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps station.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 371.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Positano to Portofino via Castellammare Di Stabia, Napoli Garibaldi, Napoli Centrale, Firenze S.Maria Novella, Firenze Smn, Pisa C.Le, Pisa Centrale, Chiavari, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 9 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Positano to Portofino via Roma, Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina, Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps, Genova, Rapallo, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 16 h 5 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Naples to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
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 Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
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 Napoli Centrale to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Positano to Roma
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
Night bus from Naples, Naples to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Tigullio - Marine Lines
Phone
+39 0185 284670
Email
infotraghetti@traghettiportofino.it
Website
traghettiportofino.it
Ferry from Rapallo to Portofino
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
traghettiportofino.it
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
gescab.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Positano to Portofino is 738 km. It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to drive from Positano to Portofino.

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

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There are 1673+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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