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There are 8 ways to get from Netherlands to Porto by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Porto (OPO) AMS - OPO

52€ - 155€

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Fly from Eindhoven  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Porto (OPO) EIN - OPO

43€ - 164€

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Porto (OPO) BRU - OPO

50€ - 175€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Porto (OPO) DUS - OPO

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  21h 6m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Porto

242€ - 399€

Train, bus  •  31h 27m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Guimaraes
  3. Take the bus from Guimarães to Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal

179€ - 445€

Train, night train  •  23h 26m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic / ...

290€ - 481€

Drive  •  19h 40m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Porto 2049.5 km

250€ - 370€

Netherlands to Porto by train and bus

The journey time between Netherlands and Porto is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 2218 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 3h. Operated by Eurostar, FlixBus, Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda. and others, the Netherlands to Porto service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 3h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 3h
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
180€
Carbon emissions:
254 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:47
Last service departs at:
12:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Netherlands to Porto train and bus schedules

Netherlands → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Porto is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Porto is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Porto is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, returning to Netherlands from Portugal is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Netherlands to Porto is to fly, which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Porto is to fly which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands to Porto. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas via Gare du Nord, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Hendaye and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 26m.

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The distance between Netherlands and Porto is 1663 km. The road distance is 2049.5 km.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Porto without a car is to train and bus via Bordeaux which takes 21h 6m and costs 240€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Netherlands to Porto, including transfers.

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Netherlands to Porto train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Porto is 1h behind Netherlands. It is currently 9:59 PM in Netherlands and 8:59 PM in Porto.

Netherlands to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to Porto.
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  • Distance: 1663.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Netherlands and Porto, Portugal?

KLM, Transavia Holland and nine other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Porto every 2 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 22€
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
60€ - 85€
Train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
8€ - 12€
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
barquense.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Guimarães to Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Guimarães to Porto — Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
transdev.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Netherlands to Porto is 2050 km. It takes approximately 19h 40m to drive from Netherlands to Porto.

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KLM, Transavia France, Iberia and six other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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