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There are 5 ways to get from Sirmione to Portovenere 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  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Desenzano to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

25€ - 68€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Sirmione, Largo Faselo "Porto" to Brescia, Via Solferino - Autostazione
  2. Take the bus from Brescia, Brescia to Parma
  3. Take the bus from Parma to La Spezia 448

16€ - 27€

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Sirmione, Largo Faselo "Porto" to Brescia, Via Solferino - Autostazione
  2. Take the train from Brescia to Sarzana Reg
  3. Take the bus from Sarzana Piazza Terzi to Portovenere

19€ - 36€

Bus, train via Aulla Lunigiana  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Sirmione, Largo Faselo "Porto" to Brescia, Via Solferino - Autostazione Ln026
  2. Take the train from Brescia to Aulla Lunigiana La Spezia - Parma

19€ - 36€

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Sirmione to Portovenere 160.4 miles

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Sirmione to Portovenere is to bus which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 7h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Sirmione to Portovenere is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sirmione to Portovenere. However, there are services departing from Sirmione, Largo Faselo "Porto" and arriving at Portovenere via Brescia, Brescia, Parma and La Spezia - Questura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Sirmione and Portovenere is 169 km. The road distance is 256.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sirmione to Portovenere without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 24€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Sirmione to Portovenere, including transfers.

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Sirmione to Portovenere bus services, operated by SIA, depart from Sirmione, Largo Faselo "Porto" station.

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The best way to get from Sirmione to Portovenere is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 24€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 7h 35m.

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Sirmione to Portovenere bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at La Spezia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sirmione to Portovenere is 257 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Sirmione to Portovenere.

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Map of how to get from Sirmione to Portovenere.
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  • Distance: 105.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Sirmione, Italy and Portovenere, Italy?

You can take a train from Sirmione to Portovenere via Desenzano del Garda Stazione FS, Desenzano, Milano Centrale, La Spezia Centrale, and La Spezia - Stadio Picco in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sirmione to Portovenere via Brescia, Via Solferino - Autostazione, Brescia, Brescia, Parma, La Spezia, and La Spezia - Questura in around 7h 35m.

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 Desenzano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Desenzano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
13€ - 16€
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
26€ - 31€
Train from Brescia to Sarzana
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 28€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
23€ - 28€
Train from Brescia to Aulla Lunigiana
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 25€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
21€ - 25€
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 La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
sia@arriva.it
Website
arriva.it
Bus from Sirmione, Largo Faselo "Porto" to Brescia, Via Solferino - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Schedules at
arriva.it
Azienda Trasporti Consortile
Phone
+39.0187.522511
Email
atcesercizio@atcesercizio.it
Website
atcesercizio.it
Bus from Sarzana Piazza Terzi to Portovenere
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
atcesercizio.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brescia, Brescia to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Parma to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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