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There are 3 ways to get from Ventimiglia to Portofino by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$14 - $38

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Genova

$17 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Portofino 126 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Ventimiglia to Portofino is to bus which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ventimiglia to Portofino is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ventimiglia to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Portofino via Genova and Santa Margherita Ligure FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Ventimiglia and Portofino is 140 km. The road distance is 201.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 12€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Ventimiglia to Portofino, including transfers.

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Ventimiglia to Portofino bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Portofino is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 12€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Ventimiglia to Portofino bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Genova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ventimiglia to Portofino is 202 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Ventimiglia to Portofino.

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Map of how to get from Ventimiglia to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Ventimiglia, Liguria, Italy and Portofino, Italy?

You can take a train from Ventimiglia to Portofino via Genova Piazza Principe, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure FS in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Ventimiglia to Portofino 3 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

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 Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Ventimiglia to Genova
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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