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There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Gerês by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Sao Bento to Braga 15243 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Braga to Gerês

€30 - €37

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Braga 1004 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Gerês

Bus via Porto  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Braga RedeExpressos / ...
  2. Take the bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Gerês

Taxi  •  1h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Porto to Gerês 95.8 km

€65 - €85

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Porto to Gerês 95.8 km

€11 - €17

Porto to Gerês by bus

The bus journey time between Porto and Gerês is around 4h 34m and covers a distance of around 106 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 10m. Services are operated by FlixBus and Empresa Hoteleira do Gerês. Typically 35 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 34m
Fastest bus time:
3h 10m
Bus distance:
106 km
Buses per week:
35
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:05
Last bus departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Gerês bus schedules

Porto → Gerês
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Portugal

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within 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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • 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 Gerês is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Gerês is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Gerês is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Gerês is to taxi which costs €65 - €85 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Gerês. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Gerês via Braga Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Porto and Gerês is 74 km. The road distance is 95.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Gerês without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 41m and costs €30 - €40.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Porto to Gerês, including transfers.

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

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Porto to Gerês bus services, operated by Empresa Hoteleira do Gerês, arrive at Gerês station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Gerês is 96 km. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Porto to Gerês.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Gerês. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Gerês.
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  • Distance: 74.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Gerês, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Porto to Gerês via Braga Bus Terminal in around 3h 10m.

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 Porto - Sao Bento to Braga
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €6
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Braga
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Empresa Hoteleira do Gerês
Phone
+351 253 615 896
Website
hoteisgeres.com
Bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Gerês
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
hoteisgeres.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 to Braga
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Braga
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RenEX
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Braga
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €8
Schedules at
Citi Express
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto Campo 24 Agosto to Braga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
Taxi from Braga to Gerês
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
€26 - €31
Taxi 24Hrs Braga
Phone
+351 915 106 347
Praça de Taxis
Phone
+351 917 126 060
Website
taxisbraga.pt
Braga Taxi
Phone
+351 253 253 253
Website
bragataxis.pt

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