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There are 9 ways to get from Porto to Normandy by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 25m

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

£44 - £159

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Heathrow (LHR) OPO - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

£80 - £155

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Stansted (STN) OPO - STN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£45 - £157

Fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Luton (LTN) OPO - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£63 - £248

Fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 52m

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

£76 - £173

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Birmingham (BHX) OPO - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Reading

£97 - £296

Bus, train via Bordeaux  •  25h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Lille Flandres Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£290 - £582

Bus, train  •  32h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£263 - £536

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 5m

  1. Drive from Porto to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
  3. Drive from Poole to Normandy

£207 - £326

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 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 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: 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, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • 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 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, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • 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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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 Normandy is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in Normandy 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Normandy is to fly and train which costs €50 - €190 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Normandy is to fly and train which costs €50 - €190 and takes 6h 25m.

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It is approximately 798 miles to get from Porto to Normandy.

The best way to get from Porto to Normandy without a car is to bus and train via Bordeaux which takes 25h 54m and costs €340 - €700.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Porto to Normandy, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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There are 189+ hotels available in Normandy. 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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Map of how to get from Porto to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 798.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

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

There is no direct connection from Porto to Normandy. However, you can take the subway to Aeroporto, take the walk to Porto airport, fly to London Gatwick, take the walk to Gatwick Airport, take the train to Guildford, take the walk to Friary Bus Station, then take the bus to Normandy. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Aeroporto, take the walk to Porto airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the train to London Paddington, take the train to Reading, take the train to Ash, take the walk to Ash station, then take the bus to Normandy.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Flights from Porto to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Dole
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £230
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £240
Flights from Porto to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £440
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £440
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £240
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£70 - £310
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £250
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £230
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Porto to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £280
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£100 - £120
1st Class
£110 - £140
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Porto — Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Schedules at
transdev.pt
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 Guimaraes to Lille
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £60
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£23 - £29
Car
£40 - £60

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