There are 5 ways to get from Siena to Portofino by train, bus, ferry 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

Train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Siena to Empoli Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Empoli to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Chiavari Fb / ...

$29 - $56

Cheapest option

Train via La Spezia Centrale  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Siena to Empoli Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Empoli to La Spezia C. Reg
  3. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$19 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus, line 2 ferry  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Siena to Sestri Levante 513
  2. Take the line 2 ferry from Sestri Levante to Portofino 2

$28 - $45

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour

$20 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Siena to Portofino 175.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Siena to Portofino is to train which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Siena to Portofino is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Siena to Portofino. However, there are services departing from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA and arriving at Portofino via Genova, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Siena and Portofino is 202 km. The road distance is 280.2 km.

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The best way to get from Siena to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 24€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Siena to Portofino, including transfers.

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Siena to Portofino bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA station.

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The best way to get from Siena to Portofino is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 24€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 70€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Siena to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 126.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Siena to Portofino via Empoli, Pisa C.Le, Pisa Centrale, Chiavari, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 5 h 38 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Siena to Portofino 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. SAIS Autolinee also services this route once daily.

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 Siena to Empoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Empoli to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Empoli to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
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
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 Pisa Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siena to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Siena Station to Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
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

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