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There are 2 ways to get from Porto to Praia by plane or train

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Fly from Porto

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Praia (RAI)

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Train to Lisbon, fly

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Praia (RAI)

Porto (OPO) to Praia (RAI) flights

The flight time between Porto (OPO) and Praia (RAI) is around 11h 13m and covers a distance of around 3254 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 44m. The fastest flight normally takes 7h 40m. Services are operated by TAP Portugal and Azores Airlines. Typically 29 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 29m
Layover time:
5h 44m
Total time:
11h 13m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
7h 40m
Flight distance:
3254 km
Flights per week:
29
Cheapest price:
$356
Carbon emissions:
659 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:05
Last flight departs at:
22:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto (OPO) to Praia (RAI) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cabo Verde

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Cabo Verde. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Cabo Verde.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Cabo Verde.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Cabo Verde due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Cabo Verde

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Cabo Verde from July 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Cabo Verde

Limited international flights leaving Portugal began to resume from June 15.

Last updated: September 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Praia is to train and fly which costs €170 - €1100 and takes 9h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Praia is to train and fly which costs €170 - €1100 and takes 9h 21m.

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The distance between Porto and Praia is 3250 km.

It takes approximately 10h 12m to get from Porto to Praia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Praia Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 40m and has one stopover.

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Praia is 2h behind Porto. It is currently 9:54 PM in Porto and 7:54 PM in Praia.

Azores Airlines and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Praia Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Praia. Prices start at $100 USD 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 Praia.
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  • Distance: 3250.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 12m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Praia, Cabo Verde?

TAP Portugal and Azores Airlines fly from Porto to Praia 4 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Praia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Lisbon to Praia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,700
Azores Airlines
Website
azoresairlines.pt
Flights from Porto to Praia via Ponta Delgada
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
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 Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
$27 - $40

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