There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Portofino 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.

Recommended option

Train via La Spezia Centrale  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$56 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

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

$31 - $46

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Chiavari Fb / ...

$58 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Portofino 305.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Genoa, line 882 bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Genoa (GOA) FCO - GOA
  2. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino

$50 - $278

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 27 min

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

$123 - $382

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$77 - $251

Fly to Turin, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Turin (TRN) FCO - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole

$51 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Portofino is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Portofino is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina and arriving at Portofino via Genova, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Rome and Portofino is 378 km. The road distance is 489.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Rome to Portofino, including transfers.

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Rome to Portofino bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Portofino is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 236.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Rome to Portofino via La Spezia Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Rome to Portofino twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Rome to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
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 Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
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 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
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 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

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