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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 8m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Porto (OPO) BRU - OPO

27€ - 129€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  21h 48m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Porto

184€ - 255€

Train  •  29h 9m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar Alv
  4. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic

268€ - 358€

Bus  •  31h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Guimaraes N1153
  2. Take the bus from Guimarães to Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal

98€ - 126€

Drive  •  17h 40m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto 1863.2 km

210€ - 320€

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto by trains

The train journey time between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Porto is around 2 days 1h and covers a distance of around 2920 km. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 1h. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), TGV inOui, Renfe SNCF and others, the Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto train service departs from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrives in Porto - Campanha. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2 days 1h
Fastest train time:
2 days 1h
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
268€
Carbon emissions:
154 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:41
Last train departs at:
09:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto is to fly which costs 26€ - 130€ and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto is to fly which costs 26€ - 130€ and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Porto - Campanha via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona-Sants and Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 9m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Porto is 1478 km. The road distance is 1863.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 48m and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto is to fly which takes 3h 8m and costs 26€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 360€ and takes 29h 9m, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 31h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Porto is 1h behind Brussels Airport (BRU). It is currently 5:34 PM in Brussels Airport (BRU) and 4:34 PM in Porto.

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  • Distance: 1478 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Porto, Portugal?

Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona-Sants, and Vigo Guixar in around 29h 9m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 260€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Train operators
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
150€ - 180€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Renfe SNCF
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 Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
13h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
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
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
barquense.pt
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 Brussels-North train station to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Guimarães to Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Guimarães to Porto — Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
transdev.pt

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Porto - Campanha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto is 1863 km. It takes approximately 17h 40m to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Porto.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, TAP Portugal and six other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Porto Airport.

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