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

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Fly from Bordeaux  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Porto (OPO) BOD - OPO

32€ - 284€

5 alternative options

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Porto (OPO) TLS - OPO

89€ - 395€

Bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Porto, Porto N1162 / ...

45€ - 95€

Bus via Viseu  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Viseu Champigny sur Marne > Paris - Porte de Charenton > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Versailles > Orléans > Tours > Bordeaux City Centre > Bayonne > Biriatou - France > Biriatou - Spain > San Sebastián > Salamanca > Plaza Europa - Espagne > Plaza Europa - Portugal > Vilar Formoso > Celorico da Beira > Viseu > Coimbra > Pombal > Leiria > Fatima > Lisbon - Oriente > Lisbon - 7 Rios
  2. Take the bus from Viseu to Porto Campo 24 de Agosto 300 / ...

79€ - 117€

Train  •  19h 33m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Irun to Vitoria/Gasteiz Alv / ...
  3. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Vigo Guixar Alv
  4. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic

95€ - 147€

Drive  •  9h 24m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Porto 965.5 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Porto is to bus which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 13h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Porto is to fly which costs 30€ - 290€ and takes 4h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Porto, Porto. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Porto. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Porto - Campanha via Hendaia, Irun, Vitoria/Gasteiz and Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 33m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Porto is 771 km. The road distance is 965.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Porto without a car is to bus which takes 13h 25m and costs 45€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Bordeaux to Porto, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Porto train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux St Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Porto is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs 30€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 13h 25m, you could also train, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 19h 33m.

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  • Distance: 770.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Porto, Portugal?

Malta Air, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Bordeaux to Porto twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Porto, Porto every 3 hours. Tickets cost 45€ - 55€ and the journey takes 13h 25m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 480€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 450€
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
29€ - 270€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Toulouse to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 350€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 65€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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 Irun to Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
iberocoach.com
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.viageos.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Schedules at
barquense.viageos.com
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Viseu
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Viseu to Porto Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Viseu to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viseu to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Citi Express

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Bordeaux to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Porto, Porto station.

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Porto is 1h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 10:43 PM in Bordeaux and 9:43 PM in Porto.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Porto is 965 km. It takes approximately 9h 24m to drive from Bordeaux to Porto.

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Malta Air, Ryanair, easyJet and Iberia offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Porto Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Porto bus tickets online with FlixBus and Omio.

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There are 4803+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 34 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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