There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Portugal by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Brussels to Porto  •  5h 16m

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

58€ - 820€

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Fly Charleroi to Porto  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Porto (OPO) CRL - OPO

36€ - 356€

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Fly Brussels to Lisbon  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lisbon (LIS) BRU - LIS

56€ - 263€

Fly Charleroi to Lisbon  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Lisbon (LIS) CRL - LIS

37€ - 159€

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Porto  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Porto (OPO) EIN - OPO

64€ - 315€

Bus  •  28h

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Paris, Gallieni 400 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

86€ - 129€

Bus via Paris  •  32h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 822 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon - 7 Rios Frankfurt - Main station > Mainz > Monpach - Allemagne > Monpach - Luxembourg > Luxembourg > Düdelingen - Luxembourg > Düdelingen - France > Thionville > Metz > Reims > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Bordeaux City Centre > Bayonne > Biriatou - France > Biriatou - Spain > San Sebastián > Conex San Sebastian > Bilbao > Valladolid > Salamanca > Ciudad Rodrigo > Fuentes de Onoro - Espagne > Fuentes de Onoro - Portugal > Vilar Formoso > Guarda > Covilha > Fundao > Castelo Branco > Abrantes > Torres Novas > Santarem > Lisbon - 7 Rios

149€ - 212€

Train, night train  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313

250€ - 397€

Drive  •  19h 6m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Lisbon 2043.5 km

250€ - 380€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Portugal

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Portugal is to fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Portugal is to fly which costs 55€ - 850€ and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Gare du Nord, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 27m.

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The distance between Brussels and Portugal is 1532 km. The road distance is 2043.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Portugal without a car is to bus which takes 28h and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Brussels to Portugal, including transfers.

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Brussels to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Portugal is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs 55€ - 850€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 28h.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 1531.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Portugal?

Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Brussels to Matosinhos hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Lisbon via Paris, Gallieni in around 28h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Flights from Charleroi to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 370€
Flights from Charleroi to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
28€ - 370€
Flights from Charleroi to Porto via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
28€ - 370€
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 200€
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 360€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 410€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
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
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 Bruxelles, Nord to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
Eurolines FR
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, Brussels-North station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
alsa.com

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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 Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Brussels to Portugal train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Portugal is 2044 km. It takes approximately 19h 6m to drive from Brussels to Portugal.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss, Iberia and five other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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