There are 4 ways to get from Varenna 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 4 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale Re_8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic / ...

$31 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Varenna-Esino to Cogoleto
  2. Take the train from Cogoleto to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$23 - $31

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus, line 882 bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio 806 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS C10
  3. Take the bus from Como to Milan Lampugnano
  4. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure 27
  5. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino 882 / ...

$31 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Varenna to Portofino 160.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varenna to Portofino is to bus and train which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varenna to Portofino is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Varenna and Portofino is 190 km. The road distance is 256.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Varenna to Portofino, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Varenna to Portofino via Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Cogoleto to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Bus Perego
Phone
+39 0342 70 12 00
Email
orari@busperego.com
Website
busperego.com
Bus from Varenna-Esino to Cogoleto
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
busperego.com
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Como to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ferry operators

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