There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Portofino by train, bus, ferry, 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  •  5 h 56 min

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

$57 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 14 min

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

$30 - $46

7 alternative options

Train via La Spezia Centrale  •  6 h 43 min

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

$54 - $84

Bus, line 2 ferry  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Florence, Florence 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Sestri Levante 513
  3. Take the line 2 ferry from Sestri Levante to Portofino 2

$41 - $66

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Portofino 305.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Genoa, line 882 bus  •  6 h

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

$50 - $276

Fly to Pisa, train, ferry  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pisa (PSA) FCO - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Rapallo
  3. Take the ferry from Rapallo to Portofino

$130 - $387

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 15 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 - $250

Fly to Turin, train, line 882 bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Turin (TRN) FCO - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Piazza Principe
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
  4. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino

$51 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Portofino is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 14 min.

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

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The distance between Rome and Portofino is 378 km. The road distance is 489 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Rome to Portofino, including transfers.

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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 14 min.

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Portofino 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 17 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
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
Flights from Rome to Turin via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
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
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Tigullio - Marine Lines
Phone
+39 0185 284670
Email
infotraghetti@traghettiportofino.it
Website
traghettiportofino.it
Ferry from Sestri Levante to Portofino
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
traghettiportofino.it
Ferry from Rapallo to Portofino
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
traghettiportofino.it

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