There are 3 ways to get from Sanremo to Portofino by train, bus or car

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  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Sanremo to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$13 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Genova
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Rapallo 75T / ...

$13 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Portofino 114.8 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sanremo to Portofino is to bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Portofino is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Sanremo and Portofino is 127 km. The road distance is 183.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Sanremo to Portofino, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sanremo to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Portofino via Genova, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Sanremo to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 79.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Sanremo to Portofino via Genova Piazza Principe, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sanremo to Portofino via Genova, Rapallo, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 6 h 9 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Sanremo to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
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
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from San Remo to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators

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