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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Brive  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Brive (BVE) OPO - BVE

22€ - 132€

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Fly to Toulouse, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Toulouse (TLS) OPO - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Brive La Gaillarde

58€ - 171€

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bordeaux (BOD) OPO - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brive La Gaillarde

56€ - 227€

Fly to Limoges, train  •  11h 57m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Limoges (LIG) OPO - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges Benedictins to Brive La Gaillarde

81€ - 179€

Bus  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde N1157

55€ - 70€

Bus via Tassigny  •  19h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Brivé

70€ - 100€

Train, night train  •  20h 8m

  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 Brive La Gaillarde Ter

120€ - 207€

Drive  •  11h 17m

  1. Drive from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde 1192.4 km

130€ - 210€

Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde by buses

The bus journey time between Porto and Brive-la-Gaillarde is around 18h 54m and covers a distance of around 1260 km. The fastest bus normally takes 18h 54m. Services are operated by FlixBus. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
18h 54m
Fastest bus time:
18h 54m
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
55€
Carbon emissions:
157 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:00
Last bus departs at:
09:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde bus schedules

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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brive-la-Gaillarde is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brive-la-Gaillarde is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brive-la-Gaillarde is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde is to fly which costs 22€ - 140€ and takes 4h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs 22€ - 140€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Brive-la-Gaillarde. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Brive La Gaillarde via Coimbra, Hendaye and Bordeaux St Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 8m.

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The distance between Porto and Brive-la-Gaillarde is 935 km. The road distance is 1192.4 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde without a car is to bus which takes 18h 54m and costs 55€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde, including transfers.

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Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde 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 Brive-la-Gaillarde is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs 22€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 18h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde.
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  • Distance: 934.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Brive-la-Gaillarde, France?

Ryanair flies from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde twice a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde 3 times a week. Tickets cost 55€ - 70€ and the journey takes 18h 54m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
280€ - 600€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
260€ - 1300€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Geneva, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
260€ - 850€
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
260€ - 1300€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Geneva, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
260€ - 850€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Brive
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
18€ - 95€
Flights from Porto to Limoges via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 220€
Flights from Porto to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 220€
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 210€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Train operators
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 35€
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€
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€
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 Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Bus operators
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 Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
18h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Brivé
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
iberocoach.com

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Brive Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brive-la-Gaillarde station.

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Brive-la-Gaillarde is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 4:33 PM in Porto and 5:33 PM in Brive-la-Gaillarde.

Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Brive La Gaillarde station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde is 1192 km. It takes approximately 11h 17m to drive from Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde.

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Ryanair offers flights from Porto Airport to Brive Airport.

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Book your Porto to Brive-la-Gaillarde bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Brive-la-Gaillarde. 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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