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There are 6 ways to get from Porto to Lisbon by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic

$23 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Porto to Lisbon 196.2 miles

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus Autna  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisbon

$22 - $35

Bus Rede Expressos  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Lisbon Sete Rios Station

$26 - $31

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Porto to Lisbon 194.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS

$18 - $84

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Lisbon is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Lisbon is to train which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Lisbon. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Porto and Lisbon is 274 km. The road distance is 311.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Lisbon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 20€ - 45€.

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The train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lisboa Santa Apolonia takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Porto to Lisbon bus services, operated by Autna, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Lisbon is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 20€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 3 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 16€ - 75€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Lisbon, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Porto to Lisbon hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, Autna operates a bus from Porto to Lisbon 5 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autna.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Porto to Lisbon bus services, operated by Autna, arrive at Lisbon station.

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Porto to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Lisbon is 312 km. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Porto to Lisbon.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6794+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Porto and Lisbon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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