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There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Alcantara-Terra by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente Ic / ...

€24 - €34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios RedeExpressos / ...

€16 - €20

3 alternative options

Bus via Oriente  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisbon 1000 / ...

€20 - €28

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Porto to Alcantara-Terra 316.5 km

€35 - €55

Fly, bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS
  2. Take the bus from Picheleira - Olaias to Alcântara - Av. De Ceuta

€34 - €130

Porto to Alcantara-Terra by train

The train journey time between Porto and Alcantara-Terra is around 3h 53m and covers a distance of around 339 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 28m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Porto to Alcantara-Terra train service departs from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arrives in Alcantara-Terra. Typically 81 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 53m
Fastest train time:
3h 28m
Trains per week:
81
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:06
Last train departs at:
20:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Alcantara-Terra train schedules

Porto → Alcantara-Terra
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • 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 Alcantara-Terra is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alcantara-Terra is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alcantara-Terra 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.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Alcantara-Terra is to bus which costs €15 - €20 and takes 3h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto to Alcantara-Terra is to drive which takes 3h and costs €35 - €55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Alcantara-Terra. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Lisboa via Lisboa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Alcantara-Terra. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Alcantara-Terra via Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Porto and Alcantara-Terra is 276 km. The road distance is 316.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Alcantara-Terra without a car is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs €24 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Porto to Alcantara-Terra, including transfers.

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Porto to Alcantara-Terra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Alcantara-Terra train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Alcantara-Terra is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs €24 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €20 and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Alcantara-Terra.
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  • Distance: 275.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Alcantara-Terra, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente hourly. Tickets cost €23 - €35 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios hourly. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Citi Express also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Train operators
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
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€23 - €35
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Citi Express
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 Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Carris
Phone
(+351) 213 500 115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
carris.pt
Bus from Picheleira - Olaias to Alcântara - Av. De Ceuta
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
Carris

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Porto to Alcantara-Terra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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Porto to Alcantara-Terra train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Oriente station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Alcantara-Terra is 316 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Porto to Alcantara-Terra.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Alcantara-Terra. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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