There are 10 ways to get from London to Porto by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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 London City  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Porto (OPO) LCY - OPO

$95 - $487

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Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Porto (OPO) STN - OPO

$61 - $437

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Porto (OPO) LGW - OPO

$67 - $297

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Porto (OPO) LTN - OPO

$63 - $285

Train, bus  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Guimarães
  4. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Porto 500

$271 - $528

Train  •  29 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar Hot / ...
  4. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic

$433 - $666

Bus and ferry, bus  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Porto

$196 - $328

Bus Eurolines NL  •  34 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Lille 814 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Porto - Casa da Música

$155 - $236

Drive, car ferry  •  31 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Porto

$206 - $623

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  2. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, Porto 1783 / ...

$141 - $216

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Porto. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Porto via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Porto. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Porto(Campanha) via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants and Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 28 min.

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The distance between London and Porto is 826 miles.

The best way to get from London to Porto without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from London to Porto, including transfers.

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London to Porto bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Porto train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Porto is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 29 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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London to Porto bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Porto station.

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Map of how to get from London to Porto.
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  • Distance: 825.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between London, England and Porto, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, KLM and two other airlines fly from London to Porto every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Porto via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants, and Vigo-Guixar in around 29 h 28 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Porto via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London City to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from London City to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
15 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Porto
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Guimaraes to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Porto - Casa da Música
Ave. Duration
27 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $460

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

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Luxair, KLM, Swiss and TAP Portugal offer flights from London City Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 3588+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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