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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to El Chorro by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Porto to Malaga, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Malaga (AGP) OPO - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to El Chorro

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Fly Porto to Sevilla, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Sevilla (SVQ) OPO - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to El Chorro

Fly Porto to Faro, bus, train  •  9h 36m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Seville Plaza de Armas
  3. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to El Chorro

Train to Lisbon, fly to Malaga, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Malaga (AGP) LIS - AGP
  3. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to El Chorro

Train, bus  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro Ic
  2. Take the bus from Faro to Seville Plaza de Armas
  3. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to El Chorro

Train  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Entroncamento Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz Re
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Puertollano Re
  4. Take the train from Puertollano to Antequera-Santa Ana Ave

Bus  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Malaga

Drive  •  8h 27m

  1. Drive from Porto to El Chorro 778.7 km

Porto to El Chorro by train

The train journey time between Porto and El Chorro is around 27h 30m and covers a distance of around 967 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16h 12m. The fastest train normally takes 25h 40m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, Renfe Viajeros and Renfe AVE, the Porto to El Chorro train service departs from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arrives in El Chorro. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
11h 18m
Layover time:
16h 12m
Total time:
27h 30m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
25h 40m
Train distance:
967 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€80
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:42
Last train departs at:
19:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to El Chorro train schedules

Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

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

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

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 Spain 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in El Chorro is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Chorro is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Chorro is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

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

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Porto to El Chorro is to fly and train, which costs €30 - €160 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to El Chorro is to fly and train which costs €30 - €160 and takes 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to El Chorro. However, there are services departing from Oporto and arriving at El Chorro - Caminito del Rey via Málaga and Piscina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to El Chorro. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at El Chorro via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Puertollano and Antequera-Santa Ana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 51m.

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The distance between Porto and El Chorro is 577 km. The road distance is 778.7 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to El Chorro without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 35m and costs €70 - €100.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Porto to El Chorro, including transfers.

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Porto to El Chorro bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

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Porto to El Chorro 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 El Chorro is to train which takes 14h 51m and costs €80 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €85 - €120 and takes 19h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to El Chorro.
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  • Distance: 576.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and El Chorro, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a train from Porto to El Chorro via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Puertollano, and Antequera-Santa Ana in around 14h 51m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Oporto to Malaga once daily. Tickets cost €80 - €120 and the journey takes 15h 45m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €180
Flights from Porto to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €140
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €130
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €150
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Porto to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Train operators
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to El Chorro
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to El Chorro
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Badajoz to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€23 - €35
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€45 - €65
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€16 - €23
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
Renfe AVE
Bus operators
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 Faro Airport to Seville Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Seville Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Oporto to Malaga
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Porto to El Chorro bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Malaga station.

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El Chorro is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 10:56 AM in Porto and 11:56 AM in El Chorro.

Porto to El Chorro train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Antequera-Santa Ana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to El Chorro is 779 km. It takes approximately 8h 27m to drive from Porto to El Chorro.

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Ryanair, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in El Chorro. 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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