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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Porto by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Brussels

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

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Train to Luxembourg, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Porto (OPO)

Bus to Charleroi, fly

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Porto (OPO)

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Porto (OPO)

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Porto (OPO)

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Porto (OPO)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto

Train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar
  4. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels South to Guimaraes
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Porto

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Porto

Brussels to Porto by train

6 Weekly Trains
27h 16m Average Duration
€253 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Portugal is currently allowed from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Porto is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Porto is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Porto is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, returning to Belgium from Portugal is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Porto is to bus which costs €85 - €120 and takes 30h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels to Porto is to fly. Taking this option will cost €50 - €300 and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Porto. However, there are services departing from Brussels South and arriving at Porto via Guimaraes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Porto. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Porto - Campanha via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants and Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 16m.

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The distance between Brussels and Porto is 1467 km. The road distance is 1852.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Porto without a car is to train and bus which takes 19h 7m and costs €200 - €370.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Brussels to Porto, including transfers.

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Brussels to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels South station.

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Brussels to Porto train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Porto is to fly which takes 5h 27m and costs €50 - €300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €390 and takes 27h 16m, you could also bus, which costs €85 - €120 and takes 30h 45m.

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  • Distance: 1467.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Porto, Portugal?

Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Brussels to Porto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Porto via Paris Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, and Vigo Guixar in around 27h 16m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €390
Flights from Charleroi to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Charleroi to Porto via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Charleroi to Porto via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Charleroi to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Charleroi to Porto via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Charleroi to Porto via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €340
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €450
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €450
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €450
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €650
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €950
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €90
Rail 1st Class
€80 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
iberocoach.com
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Guimaraes to Porto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Guimaraes to Porto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €8
Schedules at
Citi Express
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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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Brussels to Porto bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Porto station.

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Porto is 1h behind Brussels. It is currently 11:25 PM in Brussels and 10:25 PM in Porto.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Porto is 1853 km. It takes approximately 17h 37m to drive from Brussels to Porto.

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

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