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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Portugal by plane, car ferry, train, bus or bus and ferry

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 to Porto  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Porto (OPO) DUB - OPO

34€ - 93€

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Fly to Lisbon  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Lisbon (LIS) DUB - LIS

38€ - 81€

Car ferry, train, bus  •  43h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Braga
  5. Take the train from Braga to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic

331€ - 975€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  46h 12m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

106€ - 157€

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Albergaria-a-velha
  4. Take the train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

136€ - 196€

Car ferry, train, bus via Rennes  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Lison Ter
  3. Take the train from Lison to Rennes Ter
  4. Take the bus from Rennes to Lisbon Sete Rios

250€ - 388€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Portugal is to fly which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Portugal is to fly which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via London and Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 12m.

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The distance between Dublin and Portugal is 1484 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Portugal without a car is to car ferry and train and bus which takes 43h 18m and costs 330€ - 1000€.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Dublin to Portugal, including transfers.

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Dublin to Portugal bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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TAP Portugal, Transavia France and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Porto Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 1484.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Portugal?

Ryanair, TAP Portugal and six other airlines fly from Dublin to Matosinhos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Porto via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Porto via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 100€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 100€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
29€ - 100€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
29€ - 100€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Dublin to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 150€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Braga to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
28€ - 40€
Train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
19€ - 28€
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 Cherbourg to Lison
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Lison to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Braga
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
National Express
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 London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Paris to Albergaria-a-velha
Ave. Duration
24h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
iberocoach.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 Rennes to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
39€
Small Car
131€
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
40€
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
51€

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