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There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon 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.

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova de Gaia Ic

$23 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Porto 194.6 miles

$13 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus Autna  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Porto

$22 - $35

Bus Rede Expressos  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto

$24 - $30

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Porto 194.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO

$19 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Porto is to rideshare which costs 11€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Porto is to train which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon and arriving at Porto. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Vila Nova de Gaia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Porto is 274 km. The road distance is 311.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Porto without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs 20€ - 45€.

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The train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova de Gaia takes 2 h 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lisbon to Porto bus services, operated by Autna, depart from Lisbon station.

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Lisbon to Porto train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Porto is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs 20€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 3 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 16€ - 75€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Porto.
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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Porto, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Porto hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, Autna operates a bus from Lisbon to Porto 5 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Train operators
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 Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova de Gaia
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autna.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lisbon to Porto bus services, operated by Autna, arrive at Porto station.

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Lisbon to Porto train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Porto is 312 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Lisbon to Porto.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 3776+ 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 Lisbon 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 Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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