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 38 min

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

$24 - $50

Cheapest option

Fly  •  2 h 29 min

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

$12 - $73

4 alternative options

Bus Rede Expressos  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Porto

$23 - $29

Bus Autna  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Porto

$25 - $37

Rideshare  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Porto 194.6 miles

$13 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Porto 194.8 miles

$40 - $65

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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 fly which costs 10€ - 65€ and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa and arriving at Porto. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 39 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 every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 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 38 min and costs 20€ - 45€.

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The train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova de Gaia takes 2 h 38 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Lisbon to Porto bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa 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 38 min and costs 20€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs 10€ - 65€ and takes 2 h 29 min.

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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 Rede Expressos, arrive at Porto station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Porto.
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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Porto every 2 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Porto 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 39 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
autna.com
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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