There are 11 ways to get from Manchester to Portugal by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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 Manchester to Porto  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Porto (OPO) MAN - OPO

$46 - $181

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Fly Manchester to Lisbon  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lisbon (LIS) MAN - LIS

$57 - $290

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Porto  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Porto (OPO) LPL - OPO

$58 - $866

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Lisbon  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Lisbon (LIS) LPL - LIS

$84 - $275

Train, bus via Castelo Branco  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Massy TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  5. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$397 - $725

Train, bus  •  25 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Massy TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios

$328 - $593

Train, bus Eurolines NL  •  36 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa Estação do Oriente

$258 - $526

Bus, bus and ferry  •  40 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente

$233 - $373

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente

$188 - $303

Drive, car ferry  •  33 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Lisbon

$256 - $628

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  23 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lisbon

$511 - $677

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Portugal is to fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Portugal is to fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester station to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Rua Da Palma via London Victoria, Lille and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 36 min.

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The distance between Manchester and Portugal is 972 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 20 min and costs £300 - £600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Manchester to Portugal, including transfers.

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Manchester to Portugal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Portugal is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs £35 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £140 - £240 and takes 3 days 0 h.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 971.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Portugal?

Ryanair, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Manchester to Matosinhos every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester to Lisbon via London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Santiago De Compostela, Lisboa Oriente, and Estação Oriente in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Faro
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Liverpool to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Liverpool to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Liverpool to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Liverpool to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Liverpool to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Massy TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $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 Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
28 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Lisboa Estação do Oriente
Ave. Duration
30 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
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 Lille to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 days 5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $110
Car
$260 - $360

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