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There are 6 ways to get from Porto to Rota by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro
  2. Take the bus from Faro to Seville Plaza de Armas
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Rota

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Fly to Faro, bus

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO)
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Seville Plaza de Armas
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Rota

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Sevilla
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Rota

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto to Rota

Fly to Jerez

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Jerez (XRY)

Fly to Sevilla, train, bus

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Puerto De Santa Maria
  3. Take the bus from El Puerto de Santa María to Rota

Porto (OPO) to Jerez (XRY) flights

The flight time between Porto (OPO) and Jerez (XRY) is around 4h 30m and covers a distance of around 547 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 30m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 30m. Services are operated by Iberia, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines. Typically 16 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:
3h
Layover time:
1h 30m
Total time:
4h 30m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 30m
Flight distance:
547 km
Flights per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€32
Carbon emissions:
110 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:25
Last flight departs at:
09:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto (OPO) to Jerez (XRY) flight schedules

Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

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 Spain from 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 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rota is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Rota is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Rota is to fly and bus which costs €35 - €120 and takes 9h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto to Rota is to drive which takes 7h 44m and costs €90 - €140.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Rota. However, there are services departing from Oporto and arriving at Rota via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h.

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The distance between Porto and Rota is 539 km. The road distance is 747.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Rota without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 20m and costs €60 - €95.

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It takes approximately 12h 20m to get from Porto to Rota, including transfers.

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Porto to Rota bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Rota is to bus which takes 16h and costs €75 - €110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €35 - €220 and takes 8h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Jerez Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Porto to Rota bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, arrive at Rota station.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Rota.
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  • Distance: 539.3 km
  • Duration: 12h 20m

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

You can take a bus from Porto to Rota via Sevilla and Seville in around 16h. Alternatively, Iberia, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines fly from Porto to Rota twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Jerez via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Porto to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €140
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €130
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Porto to Jerez via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Jerez via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
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 Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€45 - €65
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
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Puerto De Santa Maria
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 Faro to Seville Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro Airport to Seville Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €15
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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 Oporto to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Bahia de Cadiz
Phone
+34 (0) 955 038 665
Website
siu.cmtbc.es
Bus from El Puerto de Santa María to Rota
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Schedules at
siu.cmtbc.es

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Rota is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 6:04 PM in Porto and 7:04 PM in Rota.

Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Rota is 748 km. It takes approximately 7h 44m to drive from Porto to Rota.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia and Ryanair offer flights from Porto Airport to Jerez Airport.

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There are 1955+ hotels available in Rota. Prices start at €87 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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