There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Portofino by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  6 h 25 min

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

$53 - $79

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Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Milan, Milan 400 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Santa Margherita Ligure 27

$38 - $60

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 32 min

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

$44 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Portofino 267.9 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Venice to Genoa, line 882 bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Genoa (GOA) VCE - GOA
  2. Take the line 882 bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino

$115 - $445

Fly Venice to Pisa, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Pisa (PSA) VCE - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Chiavari

$143 - $529

Train to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$114 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Portofino is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Portofino is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Portofino via Milano Lampugnano and Santa Margherita Ligure. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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The distance between Venice and Portofino is 276 km. The road distance is 428.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Venice to Portofino, including transfers.

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Venice to Portofino bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Portofino is to train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Venice to Portofino bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Santa Margherita Ligure station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 172.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice to Portofino once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Portofino via Milan, Milan, Milano Lampugnano, and Santa Margherita Ligure in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,300
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.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
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 Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
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 Venice, Venice to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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