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There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Portofino by train, car, plane or ferry

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Recommended option

Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Genova Brignole Fr

35€ - 135€

Cheapest option

Train via Milan  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Rapallo Ic / ...

32€ - 204€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Venice to Portofino 426.3 km

55€ - 80€

Fly, line 1 ferry  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Genoa (GOA) VCE - GOA
  2. Take the line 1 ferry from Rapallo to Portofino

82€ - 277€

Venice → Portofino
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Portofino is 1500.

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The social distance requirement in Portofino is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Portofino is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Portofino is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 12m.

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The distance between Venice and Portofino is 276 km. The road distance is 426.3 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs 35€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Venice to Portofino, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Portofino is 426 km. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Venice to Portofino.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Volotea and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 813+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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  • Distance: 276.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 16m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Genova Brignole once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 95€ and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 900€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
300€ - 1500€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 900€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Milano Centrale to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
60€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Milano Centrale to Rapallo
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
21€ - 23€
Ferry operators

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