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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Porto by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Frankfurt  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Porto (OPO) FRA - OPO

39€ - 156€

6 alternative options

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Porto (OPO) CGN - OPO

59€ - 225€

Train, bus  •  21h 22m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bayonne Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bayonne to Porto

244€ - 344€

Bus via Metz  •  31h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Metz 090
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Porto

105€ - 137€

Bus  •  36h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon N952
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Porto N1152

105€ - 137€

Train, night train  •  24h 12m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic / ...

272€ - 396€

Drive  •  19h 41m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Porto 2114 km

240€ - 360€

Frankfurt am Main to Porto by buses

The bus journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Porto is around 2 days 7h and covers a distance of around 2377 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 7h. Operated by FlixBus, the Frankfurt am Main to Porto bus service departs from Frankfurt central train station and arrives in Porto. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2 days 7h
Fastest bus time:
2 days 7h
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
105€
Carbon emissions:
296 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:40
Last bus departs at:
08:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Porto bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Portugal from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Germany.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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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.

Yes, entry into Germany from Portugal is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Porto is to fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 5h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Porto is to fly. Taking this option will cost 35€ - 160€ and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Porto. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt central train station and arriving at Porto via Metz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Porto. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas via Gare de l'Est, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Hendaye and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 12m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Porto is 1667 km. The road distance is 2114 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Porto without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 22m and costs 240€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Porto, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt central train station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Porto train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Porto is to fly which takes 5h 38m and costs 35€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus via Metz, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 31h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Porto.
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  • Distance: 1667.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Porto, Portugal?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Porto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Porto via Metz and Metz in around 31h 16m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Porto via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Porto via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
210€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
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
Night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
60€ - 85€
Train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
8€ - 12€
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Bayonne to Porto
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Bus from Metz to Porto
Ave. Duration
25h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Schedules at
barquense.pt
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 Frankfurt central train station to Metz
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Porto
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Porto bus services, operated by Transportes Barquense, arrive at Porto station.

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Porto is 1h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 5:30 PM in Frankfurt am Main and 4:30 PM in Porto.

Frankfurt am Main to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Porto is 2114 km. It takes approximately 19h 41m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Porto.

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Air Europa, Lufthansa, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 623+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35880 train which takes 15 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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