There are 4 ways to get from Sestri Levante to Portofino by ferry, train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Line 2 ferry  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 2 ferry from Sestri Levante to Portofino 2

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Train, line 882 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...
  2. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino 882 / ...

$3 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sestri Levante to Portofino 21.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Sestri Levante to Portofino 21.8 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sestri Levante to Portofino is to train and line 882 bus which costs 2€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sestri Levante to Portofino is to taxi which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Sestri Levante and arriving at Portofino. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Sestri Levante and Portofino is 15 km. The road distance is 34.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sestri Levante to Portofino without a car is to line 2 ferry which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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The line 2 ferry from Sestri Levante to Portofino takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sestri Levante to Portofino is 35 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Sestri Levante to Portofino.

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There are 1673+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sestri Levante to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sestri Levante, Italy and Portofino, Italy?

Tigullio - Marine Lines operates a ferry from Sestri Levante to Portofino twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
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 Sestri Levante to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$4 - $5
Bus operators
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 - $17
Schedules at
traghettiportofino.it
Other operators
Taxi from Sestri Levante to Portofino
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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