There are 7 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  •  4 h 56 min

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

$29 - $150

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Train to Vigo, fly  •  6 h 43 min

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

$37 - $164

Train  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Salamanca Hot
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$141 - $226

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Porto to Barcelona N796

$60 - $110

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  20 h 37 min

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

$100 - $133

Train, Trenhotel  •  18 h 9 min

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

$155 - $196

Drive  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Barcelona 719.7 miles

$160 - $240

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto, Porto and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Coimbra-B, Salamanca, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 43 min.

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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 train which takes 13 h 43 min and costs .

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

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

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Porto to Barcelona train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h.

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

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Porto to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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

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

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and two other airlines fly from Porto to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Barcelona via Coimbra-B, Salamanca, Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 13 h 43 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
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
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Coimbra-B to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
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 Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Vigo-Guixar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
14 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto, Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
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 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
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h
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
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Porto to Lleida
Ave. Duration
18 h
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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
atmlleida.cat
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Porto. It is currently 4:36 AM in Porto and 5:36 AM 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 11 h 5 min to drive from Porto to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29 min and costs .

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