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How to get from Sestri Levante to Portofino

Portofino is a tiny town that is part of the province of Genoa and is considered one of the most beautiful and luxurious resorts of the Ligurian coast.

To get to Portofino from Sestri Levante, you can

Taxi

From any city in Italy, including to and from Sestri Levante, you can get to Portofino by taxi. View the price and book a taxi here...

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Cruises (ferries)

From the port of Sestri Levante, in the high tourist season, boats go to Portofino.

Ferries connect Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, Sestri Levante and Portofino.

Cost: Sestri Levante- Portofino - from 11 euros;

Santa Margherita Ligure - Portofino - 7 € one way, round trip 12 €

Information on ferries and boat trips can be found on the website.

Ground transportation

Direct ground transportation from Sestri Levante to Portofino no. You can get a transfer to Santa Margherita Ligure, located approximately 5 kilometers from Portofino.

To get to Santa Margherita Ligure from Sestri Levante, with ferry, train or bus.

Trains run daily from the railway station in Sestri Levante (Sestri Levante Stazione), located in Piazza Stazione Nuova, which is approximately 800 metres from the historical and tourist centre of Sestri to the railway station of Santa Margherita Ligure (S. Margherita Ligure Portofino). The fare is € 2.80. Travel time from 20 minutes.

Tickets for trains can be viewed and purchased on the website Trenitalia or here. Tickets can be purchased online, at railway stations, ticket offices or machines. Before the trip, the ticket must be composted in machines located on the platforms or transitions to the platforms.

Bus number 98, the line Santa Margherita Ligure - Bargonasco.

From Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino can be reached by ferry, bus or on foot.

Bus line 82 runs daily from the railway station of Santa Margherita Ligure, making stops in Piazza Vittorio Veneto in Santa Margherita, then follow along the coast (Covo di Nord Est and Paraggi) and drive to Piazza della Libertà in Portofino.

Bus stop near train station to Santa Margherita Ligure is located on the left side of the main entrance, if you look at the station.

Journey time is around 17-25 minutes.

Ticket price: € 3 - there, 5 - there and back; at the driver € 4 - to 6 - back and forth. In the bus the ticket needs to be punched. The ticket entitles you to one trip in 4 zones along the coast within 75 minutes after the compost.

Tickets can be purchased at the bar (information centre) located on the right side from the train/railway station, if you stand to the station face.

Attention! The fare and conditions are subject to change, please check before you travel to the website of the carrier. The carrier also operates from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure (on the website, you can check the schedule of buses).

Walking route from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino is very popular among tourists. The path runs along the coast most of the way accompanied by a pedestrian sidewalk, and on the way beautiful views.

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