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There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Chengdu by plane, train or car

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Fly from Porto  •  16h 17m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Chengdu (CTU) OPO - CTU

¥6015 - ¥19021

Cheapest option

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  19h 31m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Chengdu (CTU) LIS - CTU

¥5192 - ¥16308

2 alternative options

Train, train to Santiago de Compostela, fly  •  24h 14m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Chengdu (CTU) SCQ - CTU

¥5201 - ¥15261

Drive  •  5 days 12h

  1. Drive from Porto to Chengdu 11901.2 km

¥10000 - ¥16000

Porto (OPO) to Chengdu (CTU) flights

The flight time between Porto (OPO) and Chengdu (CTU) is around 17h 1m and covers a distance of around 9457 km. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 25m. Services are operated by KLM, Lufthansa and Air China. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
17h 1m
Fastest flight journey time:
13h 25m
Flight distance:
9457 km
Flights per week:
7
Cheapest price:
¥6093
Carbon emissions:
1917 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:00
Last flight departs at:
15:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto (OPO) to Chengdu (CTU) flight schedules

Portugal → China
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International entry into China from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into China from Portugal

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

1m

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 China 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 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chengdu is 120.

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

The social distance requirement in Chengdu is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: IATA.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Porto to Chengdu is to train and fly, which costs €650 - €2000 and takes 24h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Chengdu is to fly which costs €750 - €2500 and takes 16h 17m.

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The distance between Porto and Chengdu is 9460 km. The road distance is 11901.2 km.

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It takes approximately 16h 17m to get from Porto to Chengdu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Chengdu Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 25m and has one stopover.

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Chengdu is 7h ahead of Porto. It is currently 12:27 AM in Porto and 7:27 AM in Chengdu.

Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Chengdu is 11901 km. It takes approximately 5 days 12h to drive from Porto to Chengdu.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Air China offer flights from Porto Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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There are 486+ hotels available in Chengdu. Prices start at ¥750 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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Map of how to get from Porto to Chengdu.
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  • Distance: 9459.5 km
  • Duration: 16h 17m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Chengdu, China?

KLM, Lufthansa and Air China fly from Porto to Chengdu once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Chengdu via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 41m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥39000
Flights from Lisbon to Chengdu via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥33000
Flights from Lisbon to Chengdu via Porto, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥34000
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Chengdu via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥30000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Chengdu via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 41m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥39000
Flights from Lisbon to Chengdu via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥33000
Flights from Lisbon to Chengdu via Porto, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥34000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Chengdu via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥19000
Flights from Lisbon to Chengdu via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥16000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Lisbon to Chengdu via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥33000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Chengdu via Frankfurt, Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥36000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Chengdu via Barcelona, Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥15000
Train operators
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 Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥250
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
¥180 - ¥250
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
¥110 - ¥140
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥75 - ¥95
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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