There are 7 ways to get from Porto to León by bus, train, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Iberocoach  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
  2. Take the bus from Zamora to Leon

$97 - $128

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Ponte do Lima
  2. Take the bus from Ponte de Lima to Leon Ouibus

$26 - $34

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Train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Valladolid Campo Grande Hot
  3. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Leon Ave / ...

$79 - $132

Train, Trenhotel  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Intercity / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Vigo-Guixar to León Galicia

$60 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Porto to León 247.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Leon  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Leon (LEN) OPO - LEN

$101 - $392

Fly to Madrid, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Leon

$68 - $215

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Porto to León. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce and arriving at Leon via Zamora. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to León. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Leon via Coimbra-B and Valladolid Campo Grande. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Porto and León is 299 km. The road distance is 395.3 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to León without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Porto to León, including transfers.

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Porto to León bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce station.

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Porto to León train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The best way to get from Porto to León is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Leon Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Porto to León bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Leon station.

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Map of how to get from Porto to León.
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  • Distance: 186.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and León, Spain?

You can take a bus from Porto to León via Zamora - Estación de Autobuses and Zamora in around 7 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to León via Coimbra-B and Valladolid Campo Grande in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Leon via Madrid, Mahon
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Porto to Leon via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Porto to Leon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Porto to Leon via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Porto to Leon via Valencia, Mahon
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Porto to Leon via Valencia, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Coimbra-B to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Vigo-Guixar to León
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Zamora to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Empresa Vivas
Phone
980 51 66 23
Email
%20info@autocaresvivas.es
Website
autocaresvivas.es
Bus from Zamora to León
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
autocaresvivas.es
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Ponte do Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Ponte de Lima to Leon
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus

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León is 1 h ahead of Porto. It is currently 7:36 AM in Porto and 8:36 AM in León.

Porto to León train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Leon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to León is 395 km. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Porto to León.

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TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Porto Airport to Leon Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in León. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29 min and costs .

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