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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Portugal by plane, train, bus or car

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  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Leon (LEN) ORY - LEN

€222 - €362

Cheapest option

Bus via León  •  18h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Leon N1154

€72 - €88

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bayonne Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to Vitoria- Gasteiz
  3. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Astorga Alv

€200 - €268

Bus  •  42h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Astorga

€147 - €199

Drive  •  11h 42m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Portugal 1241 km

€140 - €210

Paris Orly (ORY) to Leon (LEN) flights

The flight time between Paris Orly (ORY) and Leon (LEN) is around 7h 1m and covers a distance of around 923 km. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 5m. Services are operated by Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Transavia France and others. Typically 12 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
7h 1m
Fastest flight journey time:
4h 5m
Flight distance:
923 km
Flights per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€54
Carbon emissions:
187 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
14:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris Orly (ORY) to Leon (LEN) flight schedules

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International entry into Spain from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, India and Namibia
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from France

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Portugal is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Portugal is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Portugal is to bus via León, which costs €70 - €90 and takes 18h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Portugal is to fly which costs €220 - €370 and takes 7h 23m.

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The distance between Paris and Portugal is 958 km. The road distance is 1241 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 46m and costs €200 - €270.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Paris to Portugal, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Portugal is to fly which takes 7h 23m and costs €220 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus via León, which costs €70 - €90 and takes 18h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris Orly Airport to Leon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Portugal is 1241 km. It takes approximately 11h 42m to drive from Paris to Portugal.

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Transavia France, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Leon Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 957.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Portugal, Castille and León, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Paris to Portugal twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Leon 3 times a week. Tickets cost €55 - €70 and the journey takes 16h 55m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Leon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Paris Orly to Leon via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Paris Orly to Leon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Flights from Paris Orly to Leon via Milan Malpensa, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Paris Orly to Leon via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Train operators
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 Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Astorga
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne to Vitoria- Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
iberocoach.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Leon
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Paris Gallieni to Astorga
Ave. Duration
42h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
alsa.com

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