There are 9 ways to get from Alicante to Porto by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly Alicante to Porto  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Porto (OPO) ALC - OPO

$78 - $247

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
  2. Take the bus from Villarrobledo to Madrid 003
  3. Take the bus from Madrid to Porto, Porto 745

$66 - $103

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Train to Valencia, fly to Porto  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Porto (OPO) VLC - OPO

$69 - $238

Fly Alicante to Vigo, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Vigo (VGO) ALC - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto

$76 - $195

Train, bus via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zamora A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zamora - Estación de Autobuses to Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce

$173 - $227

Train, Trenhotel  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova de Gaia

$142 - $205

Train, bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to A Gudina A
  2. Take the bus from Gudina to Porto Campo 24 Agosto Ouibus

$114 - $138

Bus ALSA  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Madrid Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Oporto

$74 - $131

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Porto 616.5 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Porto is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Porto is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Porto. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Oporto via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Porto. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Vila Nova de Gaia via Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Chamartin, Estación de Salamanca and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 37 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Porto is 761 km. The road distance is 986.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Porto without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 43 min and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Alicante to Porto, including transfers.

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Alicante to Porto bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Porto train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Porto is to fly which takes 6 h 43 min and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 16 h.

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  • Distance: 475.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Porto, Portugal?

Iberia, Air Europa and 11 other airlines fly from Alicante to Porto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante to Porto via Madrid Estacion Sur and Madrid in around 16 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Valencia to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $3,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to A Gudina
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Coimbra-B to Vila Nova de Gaia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $18
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Zamora - Estación de Autobuses to Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Gudina to Porto Campo 24 Agosto
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Oporto
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Madrid Avenida de América to Porto - Casa da Música
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
monbus.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Alicante Airport to Porto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Alicante to Porto bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Oporto station.

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Porto is 1 h behind Alicante. It is currently 12:51 PM in Alicante and 11:51 AM in Porto.

Alicante to Porto train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Porto is 986 km. It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to drive from Alicante to Porto.

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Air Europa, TAP Portugal, Transavia France and seven other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 3625+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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