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There are 7 ways to get from Porto to Barcelona (Station) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Porto  •  4h 40m

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

22€ - 100€

6 alternative options

Train to Vigo, fly  •  6h 40m

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

47€ - 180€

Train via Madrid  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave

117€ - 197€

Bus  •  15h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Barcelona/Sants

85€ - 130€

Train  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Barcelona-Sants Alv

92€ - 115€

Bus via Ponts  •  22h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Ponts Porto
  2. Take the bus from Ponts to Barcelona 306

Drive  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from Porto to Barcelona (Station) 1144.3 km

130€ - 200€

Porto to Barcelona (Station) by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Porto and Barcelona (Station) is around 32h 39m and covers a distance of around 1434 km. The fastest journey normally takes 32h 24m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe Cercanias, Renfe AVE and others, the Porto to Barcelona (Station) service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Barcelona (Station). Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
32h 39m
Fastest journey time:
32h 24m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
75 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:13
Last service departs at:
08:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Barcelona (Station) train, walk and subway schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona (Station) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona (Station) is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Barcelona (Station) is to fly which costs 22€ - 100€ and takes 4h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto to Barcelona (Station) is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs 22€ - 100€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oporto and arriving at Barcelona/Sants. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 15h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Barcelona (Station). However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Collblanc via Vigo Urzaiz, Chamartin, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Sants Estació. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 30m.

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The distance between Porto and Barcelona (Station) is 897 km. The road distance is 1144.3 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Barcelona (Station) without a car is to train via Madrid which takes 12h 30m and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Porto to Barcelona (Station), including transfers.

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

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Porto to Barcelona (Station) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Barcelona (Station) is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs 22€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can train via Madrid, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 12h 30m, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 15h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Barcelona (Station).
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  • Distance: 896.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Porto to Barcelona (Station) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Barcelona (Station) via Vigo Guixar, Vigo Urzaiz, Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Sants Estació, and Collblanc in around 12h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 85€
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
13h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Bus operators
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 Oporto to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Porto to Ponts
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 90€
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
Book at
autocareslazara.com
ATM Àrea de Lleida
Phone
+34 (0) 973 273 151
Email
info@atmlleida.cat
Website
atmlleida.cat
Bus from Ponts to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
atmlleida.cat

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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 (Station) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona/Sants station.

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Barcelona (Station) is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 3:45 AM in Porto and 4:45 AM in Barcelona (Station).

Porto to Barcelona (Station) train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Barcelona (Station) is 1144 km. It takes approximately 10h 52m to drive from Porto to Barcelona (Station).

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

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There are 1706+ hotels available in Barcelona (Station). 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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