How to get there:

By plane:

Here are the closest airport connections to Portofino and how to get here by road.
If you are traveling by plane Portofino is 45 km East via A12/E80 (about one hour driving in traffic) from Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (IATA: GOA) which is the closest option. Car rentals companies are available here and you can also book online.

From Milan Malpensa Airport Portofino is 220 km South (2:40 to 3 hours driving) via A7/E62 and 206 km West from Florence Airport, Peretola via via A11 and A12/E80 (about 2:30 hours driving)

From Turin Airport you are 230 km SE (about 2:30 to 3 hours driving) via via A21/E70 and E25/.
If you are traveling from France, Nice Airport, Côte d’Azur is the closest airport, 237 km distance, connected via A10/E80 and it takes about 3 h drive in traffic.

By public transportation:

If you travel by public transportation the most convenient way in Portofino is to take a train from Genoa to Santa Margherita Ligure – Portofino station, which is 5 km away from Portofino. The ticket price from Genoa is 3 euros and the trip will last 45 minutes. Regular buses and boats are available from here to Portofino.

For more info and updates please check trenitalia.com

By boat

Portofino is also a harbour resort so one of the most exciting ways to get here could be by ferry boat or even by a rental yacht.

During the summer there is one direct ferry riding every day from Genoa to Portofino but also there are many other connections with a stop in Santa Margherita Ligure.