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There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Porto by plane, bus, train, night train, night bus, car, car ferry 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 from Glasgow  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Porto (OPO) GLA - OPO

85€ - 181€

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Porto (OPO) EDI - OPO

55€ - 124€

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Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  27h 24m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Porto

416€ - 1130€

Bus  •  43h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Porto Campo 24 de Agosto 290 / ...

103€ - 150€

Night train, night bus, bus  •  43h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the night bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Porto, Porto

146€ - 178€

Train, bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, Porto 783

373€ - 846€

Drive, car ferry  •  34h 11m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Porto

235€ - 559€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  25h 16m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Porto

449€ - 587€

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Porto is to bus and fly which costs £50 - £120 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Porto is to bus and fly which costs £50 - £120 and takes 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Porto. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Porto Campo 24 de Agosto via London and Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 7m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Porto is 1667 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Porto without a car is to train and bus via Bordeaux which takes 27h 24m and costs £380 - £1,100.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Glasgow to Porto, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Porto bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Porto is to fly which takes 7h 47m and costs £75 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £90 - £140 and takes 43h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Porto Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Porto bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Porto Campo 24 de Agosto station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Porto.
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  • Distance: 1666.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Porto, Portugal?

easyJet, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Glasgow to Porto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Porto via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station, London, and Paris, Gallieni in around 43h 7m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 190€
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 190€
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 190€
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Malaga
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 190€
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 130€
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
Train operators
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 Lille Europe to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
144€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Scottish Citylink
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.viageos.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
barquense.viageos.com
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 from Glasgow to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
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 Porto Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 90€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 270€
Website
alsa.com
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
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
70€ - 90€
Car
210€ - 310€

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Lufthansa, British Airways, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 4792+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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