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There are 6 ways to get from Porto to Brussels-South Station by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Brussels  •  5h 21m

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

40€ - 162€

5 alternative options

Fly to Charleroi  •  6h 42m

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

41€ - 117€

Bus, train  •  20h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

228€ - 363€

Bus  •  30h 48m

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

90€ - 117€

Train, night train  •  21h 38m

  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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

255€ - 419€

Drive  •  17h 29m

  1. Drive from Porto to Brussels-South Station 1876.8 km

210€ - 320€

Porto to Brussels-South Station by bus and walk

The journey time between Porto and Brussels-South Station is around 34h 38m and covers a distance of around 2027 km. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 25m. Operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., Transdev Portugal and FlixBus, the Porto to Brussels-South Station service departs from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal and arrives in Brussels-South Station. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34h 38m
Fastest journey time:
30h 25m
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
90€
Carbon emissions:
252 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 Brussels-South Station bus and walk schedules

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Yes, entry into Belgium is currently allowed 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 Brussels-South Station is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels-South Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels-South Station 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.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Brussels-South Station is to fly which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 6h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto to Brussels-South Station is to fly. Taking this option will cost 40€ - 170€ and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Brussels-South Station. However, there are services departing from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal and arriving at Brussels South via Guimaraes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Brussels-South Station. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Coimbra, Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 38m.

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The distance between Porto and Brussels-South Station is 1465 km. The road distance is 1876.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Brussels-South Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 20h 49m and costs 220€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Porto to Brussels-South Station, including transfers.

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Porto to Brussels-South Station bus services, operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., depart from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal station.

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Porto to Brussels-South Station 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 Brussels-South Station is to fly which takes 5h 21m and costs 40€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 30h 48m.

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  • Distance: 1465.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Brussels-South Station, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Porto to Brussels-South Station every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Brussels-South Station via Guimarães, Guimaraes, and Brussels South in around 30h 48m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Porto to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Train operators
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 Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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€
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
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
28h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Porto to Brussels-South Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels South station.

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Brussels-South Station is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 1:18 PM in Porto and 2:18 PM in Brussels-South Station.

Porto to Brussels-South Station train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Brussels-South Station is 1877 km. It takes approximately 17h 29m to drive from Porto to Brussels-South Station.

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Brussels Airlines, Air Europa, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 424+ hotels available in Brussels-South 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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