There are 12 ways to get from Porto to London by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or night train

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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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Gatwick (LGW) OPO - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£50 - £334

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Fly to London Stansted  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Stansted (STN) OPO - STN

£71 - £188

Fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Luton (LTN) OPO - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£59 - £184

Fly to London City  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London City (LCY) OPO - LCY

£132 - £216

Fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Heathrow (LHR) OPO - LHR

£101 - £196

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bristol (BRS) OPO - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

£93 - £308

Bus, train  •  20h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£220 - £504

Bus via Coimbra  •  30h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Coimbra
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Paris, Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£91 - £126

Drive, car ferry  •  30h 38m

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

£173 - £440

Bus  •  36h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Paris Charenton
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Coquelles - France > Coquelles - UK > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...

£83 - £104

Bus #2  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Porto to Santiago de Compostela 1783 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station

£183 - £266

Train, night train  •  22h 22m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra-B to Hendaye 310
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£254 - £522

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to London is to bus which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 36h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to London is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 380€ and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to London. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at London via Coimbra, Coimbra and Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to London. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Coimbra-B, Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 22m.

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The distance between Porto and London is 826 miles.

The best way to get from Porto to London without a car is to bus and train which takes 20h 58m and costs 240€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Porto to London, including transfers.

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Porto to London bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to London 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 London is to fly which takes 5h 42m and costs 80€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus via Coimbra, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 30h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to London.
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  • Distance: 825.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

Ryanair flies from Porto to London Liverpool St every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to London Victoria via Coimbra, Coimbra, Coimbra, Paris, Paris, and Paris, Gallieni in around 30h 11m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Porto to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Flights from Porto to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £340
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £360
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £360
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Faro
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£190 - £360
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £350
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£260 - £470
Flights from Porto to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £420
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £300
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £490
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £360
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Porto to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£220 - £470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £370
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Porto to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£260 - £700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£260 - £470
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£75 - £90
1st Class
£85 - £100
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£100 - £120
1st Class
£110 - £140
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£55 - £80
Rail 1st Class
£70 - £110
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 Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
£7 - £11
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
Night train from Coimbra-B to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
iberocoach.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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Citi Express
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 Coimbra, Coimbra to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Porto, Porto to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.viageos.com
Bus from Porto to Paris Charenton
Ave. Duration
26h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Schedules at
barquense.viageos.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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
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 Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£170 - £250
Website
alsa.com
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 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Porto to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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Porto to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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British Airways, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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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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