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

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Train  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to S.Margherita L.-Port Fr

36€ - 107€

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Bus  •  8h 43m

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

24€ - 66€

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Bus via Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Genoa, Genoa N1501 / ...

31€ - 71€

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Rome to Portofino 486.8 km

65€ - 95€

Fly to Genoa, line 82 bus  •  5h 11m

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

65€ - 224€

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6h 25m

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

74€ - 284€

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN) FCO - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita L.-Port

58€ - 333€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Portofino is to bus which costs 24€ - 70€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Portofino is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 4h 43m.

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The distance between Rome and Portofino is 378 km. The road distance is 486.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs 35€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Rome to Portofino, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rome to Portofino is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs 35€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 70€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Portofino is 487 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Rome to Portofino.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 2055+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 377.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to S.Margherita L.-Port once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 110€ and the journey takes 4h 47m. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps twice daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 28€ and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 380€
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to S.Margherita L.-Port
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
70€ - 110€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
28€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita L.-Port
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
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 Pisa Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
Train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita L.-Port
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Milano Centrale to S.Margherita L.-Port
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 23€
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 28€
Website
Baltour
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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