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There are 7 ways to get from León to Porto by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Ponferrada Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ponferrada to Vigo
  3. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto

$52 - $85

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from León to Porto 248.8 miles

$24 - $45

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Train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Vigo-Guixar Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic

$62 - $88

Train via Orense-Empalme  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Orense-Empalme Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Vigo-Guixar Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic

$63 - $98

Bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Leon to Benavente
  2. Take the bus from Benavente to Porto

$78 - $101

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from León to Porto 248.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Leon (LEN) to Porto (OPO) LEN - OPO

$107 - $399

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The cheapest way to get from León to Porto is to rideshare which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from León to Porto is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from León to Porto. However, there are services departing from Leon and arriving at Porto via Benavente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from León to Porto. However, there are services departing from Leon and arriving at Porto(Campanha) via Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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The distance between León and Porto is 299 km. The road distance is 397.6 km.

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The best way to get from León to Porto without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from León to Porto, including transfers.

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León to Porto bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Leon station.

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León to Porto train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Leon station.

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The best way to get from León to Porto is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 11 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 350€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from León to Porto.
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  • Distance: 186.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between León, Spain and Porto, Portugal?

You can take a train from León to Porto via Vigo-Guixar in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from León to Porto via Benavente in around 11 h 10 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Leon to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Leon to Porto via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Leon to Porto via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leon to Porto via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Leon to Porto via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Leon to Porto via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Leon to Porto via Barcelona, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
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
Train from Leon to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Ponferrada to Vigo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Benavente
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
Empresa Vivas
Phone
980 51 66 23
Email
%20info@autocaresvivas.es
Website
autocaresvivas.es
Bus from León to Benavente
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
autocaresvivas.es
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Benavente to Porto
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from León to Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
blablacar.es

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Leon Airport to Porto Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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León to Porto bus services, operated by Autocares Lázara, arrive at Porto station.

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Porto is 1 h behind León. It is currently 10:26 PM in León and 9:26 PM in Porto.

León to Porto train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Porto(Campanha) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between León to Porto is 398 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from León to Porto.

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TAP Portugal, Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Leon Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 3653+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between León and Porto. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from León to Leon Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs 27€ - 33€.

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