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There are 9 ways to get from Pau to Porto by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Pau  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Porto (OPO) PUF - OPO

77€ - 332€

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Train to Toulouse, fly  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Porto (OPO) TLS - OPO

58€ - 169€

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Train to San Sebastian, fly  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Hendaye
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Porto (OPO) EAS - OPO

80€ - 202€

Train to Bordeaux, fly  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Porto (OPO) BOD - OPO

60€ - 233€

Train, bus, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  4. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Porto (OPO) BIO - OPO

101€ - 206€

Train, bus to Pamplona, fly  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Hendaye
  2. Take the bus from Hendaya to Pamplona
  3. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Porto (OPO) PNA - OPO

90€ - 195€

Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Pau to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto

65€ - 95€

Train, night train  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Hendaye
  2. Take the night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
  3. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic / ...

86€ - 135€

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Pau to Porto 889.9 km

100€ - 150€

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

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The cheapest way to get from Pau to Porto is to bus which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Pau to Porto is to fly which costs 75€ - 340€ and takes 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pau and arriving at Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pau to Porto. However, there are services departing from Pau and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas via Hendaye and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 6m.

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The distance between Pau and Porto is 721 km. The road distance is 889.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pau to Porto without a car is to bus which takes 14h and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Pau to Porto, including transfers.

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Pau to Porto bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Pau station.

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Pau to Porto train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Pau station.

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The best way to get from Pau to Porto is to fly which takes 7h 30m and costs 75€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 14h.

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  • Distance: 720.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 30m

What companies run services between Pau, France and Porto, Portugal?

Air France, Transavia France and three other airlines fly from Pau to Porto 5 times a day. Alternatively, Iberocoach operates a bus from Pau to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto 3 times a week. Tickets cost 65€ - 95€ and the journey takes 14h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pau to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 220€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
22€ - 220€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
22€ - 220€
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 210€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from San Sebastian to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Bilbao to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Pamplona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pau to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Flights from Pau to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Pau to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Toulouse to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from Bilbao to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 150€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
18€ - 95€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Flights from Bilbao to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 170€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Pau to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 150€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pau to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Pau to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
Rail 1st Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Pau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Pau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
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 Pau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Pau to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
iberocoach.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
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 Hendaya to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Pau Airport to Porto Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Pau to Porto bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto station.

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Porto is 1h behind Pau. It is currently 3:59 PM in Pau and 2:59 PM in Porto.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pau to Porto is 890 km. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from Pau to Porto.

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TAP Portugal, easyJet, Transavia France and Air France offer flights from Pau Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 623+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Pau to Pau Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 27 min and costs 1€ - 10€.

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