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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, night train 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 from Porto  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Barcelona (BCN) OPO - BCN

$29 - $150

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Train to Vigo, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Barcelona (BCN) VGO - BCN

$37 - $164

Bus, train  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
  2. Take the train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$184 - $247

Train  •  13h 48m

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$160 - $226

Bus ALSA  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Barcelona/Sants N796

$60 - $110

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  20h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lleida
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Barcelona 131

$100 - $133

Train, Trenhotel  •  18h 14m

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Vigo-Guixar to Barcelona Sants Galicia / ...

$155 - $196

Drive  •  11h 5m

  1. Drive from Porto to Barcelona 719.7 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Barcelona is to fly which costs 25€ - 130€ and takes 4h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Barcelona is to fly which costs 25€ - 130€ and takes 4h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oporto and arriving at Barcelona/Sants. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Porto(Campanha) and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Vigo-Guixar and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 48m.

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The distance between Porto and Barcelona is 901 km. The road distance is 1151.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 53m and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Porto to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Porto to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

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Porto to Barcelona train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Porto(Campanha) station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs 25€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 13h 48m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 563.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and three other airlines fly from Porto to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Barcelona via Vigo-Guixar and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 13h 48m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
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 Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Vigo-Guixar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
14h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
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 Oporto to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto, Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Porto to Lleida
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
ATM Àrea de Lleida
Phone
+34 (0) 973 273 151
Email
info@atmlleida.cat
Website
atmlleida.cat
Bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
atmlleida.cat
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
monbus.es

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Porto to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona/Sants station.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 5:30 PM in Porto and 6:30 PM in Barcelona.

Porto to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Barcelona is 1151 km. It takes approximately 11h 5m to drive from Porto to Barcelona.

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Air Europa, Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Porto to Barcelona bus tickets online with Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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