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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Porto by plane, bus, train, car or towncar

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Fly to Porto  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Porto (OPO) BCN - OPO

21€ - 199€

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Fly to Vigo, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vigo (VGO) BCN - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto, Porto

49€ - 285€

Train  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz 194
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento Re
  4. Take the train from Entroncamento to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic / ...

122€ - 197€

Train, bus  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar Alv
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto, Porto 783 / ...

86€ - 106€

Bus  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Verín
  2. Take the bus from Verin, Verin to Braga
  3. Take the bus from Braga to Porto

65€ - 101€

Bus via Lleida  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lleida 131
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Porto Andorra

85€ - 106€

Drive  •  11h 1m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Porto 1123.3 km

130€ - 200€

Train, towncar  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take a town car from Madrid to Porto Airport

617€ - 820€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Porto is to fly which costs 21€ - 200€ and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Porto is to fly which costs 21€ - 200€ and takes 4h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Porto. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Porto via Verin, Verin and Braga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Porto. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas via Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 30m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Porto is 901 km. The road distance is 1123.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Porto without a car is to train which takes 16h 30m and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Barcelona to Porto, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Porto bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Porto train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Porto is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs 21€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 16h 30m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 18h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Porto.
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  • Distance: 901.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Porto every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 16h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 120€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
13h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Train from Entroncamento to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
16€ - 23€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vigo to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verin, Verin to Braga
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Verín
Ave. Duration
13h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€
Website
RenEX
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 8€
Website
Citi Express
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Barcelona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
alsa.com
ATM Àrea de Lleida
Phone
+34 (0) 973 273 151
Email
info@atmlleida.cat
Website
atmlleida.cat
Bus from Barcelona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
atmlleida.cat
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Lleida to Porto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 85€
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
Book at
autocareslazara.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Madrid to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
550€ - 700€
More information at
VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Barcelona to Porto bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Porto station.

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Porto is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 12:03 AM in Barcelona and 11:03 PM in Porto.

Barcelona to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Porto is 1123 km. It takes approximately 11h 1m to drive from Barcelona to Porto.

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Iberia, Ryanair, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 3194+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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