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There are 14 ways to get from England to Portugal by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly London City to Porto  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Porto (OPO) LCY - OPO

$98 - $492

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Fly Manchester to Lisbon  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lisbon (LIS) MAN - LIS

$61 - $294

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Fly London Gatwick to Porto  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Porto (OPO) LGW - OPO

$69 - $302

Fly London City to Lisbon  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lisbon (LIS) LCY - LIS

$123 - $385

Fly London Heathrow to Lisbon  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

$91 - $321

Fly London Stansted to Porto  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Porto (OPO) STN - OPO

$65 - $445

Train to London Luton, fly to Lisbon  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Kentish Town to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS) LTN - LIS

$71 - $285

Train, bus Ouibus  •  23h 17m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios

$223 - $429

Train, bus Eurolines NL  •  34h 54m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$206 - $366

Bus, night train  •  35h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  2. Take the night train from Irun to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$158 - $248

Bus and ferry, bus  •  35h 43m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente

$221 - $356

Drive, car ferry  •  32h 18m

  1. Drive from London to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Lisbon

$237 - $608

Train, night train  •  24h 21m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$315 - $576

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  26h 12m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Lisbon

$637 - $779

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The cheapest way to get from England to Portugal is to fly which costs £50 - £350 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from England to Portugal is to fly which costs £75 - £380 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from England to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Rua Da Palma via London Victoria, Lille and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 43m.

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The distance between England and Portugal is 910 miles.

The best way to get from England to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 17m and costs £170 - £330.

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

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England to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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

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Lufthansa, Luxair and TAP Portugal offer flights from London City Airport to Porto Airport.

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Map of how to get from England to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 910.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between England and Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Luxair and Lufthansa fly from London to Matosinhos 4 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London City to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from London City to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kentish Town to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Irun to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
30h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
28h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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