|Journey time||From 18m|
|Distance||10 miles (16 km)|
|Frequency||83 trains per day|
|Departure station||Sestri Levante|
|Arrival station||Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||Trenitalia|
Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Sestri Levante and Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino is 22 minutes, with around 83 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino is 18 minutes.
Train tickets from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino can start from as little as $3.55 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino without having to change trains. There are 83 direct trains from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino leaves at 11:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino leaves at 09:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Sestri Levante to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino cover a distance of around 10 miles (16 km) during the journey.