There are 15 ways to get from England to Portugal by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, night train or car train

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 London City to Porto  •  5 h 23 min

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

$98 - $492

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Fly Manchester to Lisbon  •  5 h 27 min

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

$57 - $290

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Fly Bristol to Lisbon  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS) BRS - LIS

$85 - $315

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Porto  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Porto (OPO) LGW - OPO

$70 - $295

Fly London Heathrow to Lisbon  •  5 h 40 min

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

$88 - $317

Fly London Stansted to Porto  •  5 h 49 min

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

$65 - $445

Train to London Luton, fly to Lisbon  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS) LTN - LIS

$72 - $290

Fly Bristol to Porto  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Porto (OPO) BRS - OPO

$79 - $306

Train, bus via Castelo Branco  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Massy TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  4. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$292 - $562

Train, bus Ouibus  •  23 h 50 min

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

$223 - $430

Train, bus Eurolines NL  •  34 h 41 min

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

$216 - $376

Bus and ferry, bus  •  36 h 2 min

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

$218 - $353

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 50 min

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

$226 - $673

Bus, train, Trenhotel  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Palencia
  2. Take the train from Palencia to Medina del Campo Ir
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$184 - $290

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  26 h 18 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  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

$656 - $807

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from England to Portugal is to fly which costs £45 - £340 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from England to Portugal is to fly which costs £60 - £240 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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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 36 h 2 min.

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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 23 h 22 min and costs £220 - £430.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min 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 2 h 20 min.

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

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Luxair, KLM, Swiss 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: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between England and Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Swiss and two other airlines fly from London to Matosinhos 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London City to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from London City to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from London Stansted to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Faro
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Cork
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
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
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Massy TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Medina del Campo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
28 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lisboa - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
30 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $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 Palencia
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $140
Car
$330 - $470

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