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There are 7 ways to get from Porto to Belgium 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Brussels  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Brussels (BRU) OPO - BRU

€37 - €132

Cheapest option

Fly to Charleroi  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Charleroi (CRL) OPO - CRL

€18 - €112

5 alternative options

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) OPO - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central

€97 - €255

Bus, train  •  23h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

€182 - €244

Bus  •  30h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Brussels South N1153

€88 - €110

Train, night train  •  23h 37m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

€229 - €340

Drive  •  17h 35m

  1. Drive from Porto to Brussels 1880.4 km

€220 - €330

Porto to Belgium by bus and tram

The journey time between Porto and Belgium is around 37h 14m and covers a distance of around 1969 km. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 55m. Operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., Transdev Portugal, FlixBus and others, the Porto to Belgium service departs from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal and arrives in Bourse. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37h 14m
Fastest journey time:
30h 55m
Journey distance:
1969 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€88
Carbon emissions:
245 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Belgium bus and tram schedules

Portugal → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area and Cyprus
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Belgium is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Belgium is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Belgium is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Belgium.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 4 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Porto to Belgium is to fly, which costs €18 - €120 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Belgium is to fly which costs €35 - €140 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Belgium. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Bourse via Coimbra, Hendaye, Bordeaux St Jean and Gare Du Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 37m.

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The distance between Porto and Belgium is 1469 km. The road distance is 1880.4 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Belgium without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 5m and costs €180 - €250.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Porto to Belgium, including transfers.

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Porto to Belgium 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 Belgium is to fly which takes 5h 11m and costs €35 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €85 - €110 and takes 30h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Belgium is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 5:31 AM in Porto and 6:31 AM in Belgium.

Map of how to get from Porto to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 1468.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Porto to Schaerbeek every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Brussels via Guimarães, Guimaraes, Brussels South, and Gare Du Midi in around 30h 58m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Porto to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €130
Flights from Porto to Charleroi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €130
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €250
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €190
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€150 - €180
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 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
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€8 - €12
Night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€60 - €85
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 Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Porto — Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
transdev.pt
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Guimaraes to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Porto to Belgium train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Belgium is 1880 km. It takes approximately 17h 35m to drive from Porto to Belgium.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Air Europa and four other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Belgium. Prices start at €87 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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