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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Porto by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Porto  •  4h 49m

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

27€ - 90€

5 alternative options

Fly to Vigo, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vigo (VGO) BCN - VGO
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha

60€ - 141€

Train via Madrid  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Vigo Guixar Alv
  3. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic

119€ - 191€

Train  •  16h 58m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar Alv
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic

90€ - 111€

Bus  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lleida Bcn40 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Porto Andorra

85€ - 106€

Drive  •  10h 57m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Porto 1124.7 km

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Porto is to fly which costs 27€ - 95€ and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Porto is to fly which costs 27€ - 95€ and takes 4h 49m.

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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 Lleida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 45m.

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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 Porto - Campanha via Atocha, Madrid-Chamartin and Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 5m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Porto is 901 km. The road distance is 1124.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Porto without a car is to train via Madrid which takes 14h 5m and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Barcelona to Porto, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Porto bus services, operated by ALSA, 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 49m and costs 27€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can train via Madrid, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 14h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 18h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Porto.
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  • Distance: 901.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Barcelona to Porto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, Madrid-Chamartin, and Vigo Guixar in around 14h 5m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 110€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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
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€
Bus operators
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
Alsina Graells, S.A.
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Lleida
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Alsina Graells, S.A.
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
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
monbus.es
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

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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 Autocares Lázara, arrive at Porto station.

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Porto is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 8:23 AM in Barcelona and 7:23 AM in Porto.

Barcelona to Porto train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Porto - Campanha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Porto is 1125 km. It takes approximately 10h 57m to drive from Barcelona to Porto.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 4843+ 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 bus which takes 16 min and costs 11€ - 14€.

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