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There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Cornwall by plane, car, car ferry, bus or night bus

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Fly  •  12h 16m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Newquay (NQY) OPO - NQY

£66 - £226

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  27h 4m

  1. Drive from Porto to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  3. Drive from Plymouth to Cornwall

£136 - £384

Bus  •  39h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Paris 783
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gare de Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to St Austell

£93 - £113

Bus, night bus  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Santiago De Compostela
  2. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to St Austell

£184 - £273

Porto to Cornwall by bus

The bus journey time between Porto and Cornwall is around 2 days 12h and covers a distance of around 1688 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 9h. Operated by FlixBus, Traveleuro, Blablabus and others, the Porto to Cornwall bus service departs from Porto and arrives in Rosevean, Bowling Green Turn. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2 days 12h
Fastest bus time:
2 days 9h
Bus distance:
1688 miles
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£123
Carbon emissions:
337 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:05
Last bus departs at:
08:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Cornwall bus schedules

Portugal → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Portugal

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, France, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Monaco, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, San Marino, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States and Vatican with the exception of France
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Monaco, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, San Marino, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican with the exception of France

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

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 United Kingdom from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cornwall is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cornwall is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Cornwall is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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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 cheapest way to get from Porto to Cornwall is to bus which costs €100 - €140 and takes 39h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Cornwall is to fly which costs €75 - €270 and takes 12h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Rosevean, Bowling Green Turn via Paris Gare de Bercy Seine, London Victoria Coach Station and St Austell, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 55m.

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The distance between Porto and Cornwall is 670 miles.

The best way to get from Porto to Cornwall without a car is to bus which takes 39h 55m and costs €100 - €140.

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It takes approximately 12h 16m to get from Porto to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Porto to Cornwall bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Cornwall is to fly which takes 12h 16m and costs €75 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €140 and takes 39h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 15m and has one stopover.

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Porto to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Austell station.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 670.4 miles
  • Duration: 12h 16m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Cornwall, England?

Swiss, Edelweiss Air and six other airlines fly from Porto to Cornwall once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Cornwall via Paris, Paris Gare de Bercy Seine, London Victoria Coach Station, and St Austell, Bus Station in around 39h 55m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Newquay via Lisbon, Faro
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from Porto to Newquay via Madrid, Faro
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Newquay via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£200 - £700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Porto to Newquay via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£120 - £500
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Traveleuro
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Paris Gare de Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£43
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to St Austell
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express
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 Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£160 - £230
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Casa da Musica to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280

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Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Loganair and five other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 750+ hotels available in Cornwall. 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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