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Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Nuremberg (NUE) OPO - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach

€74 - €470

Cheapest option

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Frankfurt (FRA) OPO - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber)

€66 - €246

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Fly to Munich, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Munich (MUC) OPO - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach

€73 - €346

Bus, train  •  39h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Luxembourg
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof to Rothenburg, Schrannenplatz 931

Bus, train via Zürich  •  41h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Zürich
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Dombuehl Re

€173 - €263

Bus, train #2  •  42h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Essen central train station
  3. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) Rb / ...

€176 - €281

Bus  •  42h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Viana Castelo
  2. Take the bus from Viana do Castelo to Frankfurt central train station
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof to Rothenburg, Schrannenplatz 931

Drive  •  20h 34m

  1. Drive from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 2186.3 km

€260 - €380

Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by bus and train

The journey time between Porto and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is around 2 days 5h and covers a distance of around 2740 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 1h. Operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., Transdev Portugal, FlixBus and others, the Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber service departs from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal and arrives in Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 5h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 1h
Journey distance:
2740 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€176
Carbon emissions:
309 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber bus and train schedules

Portugal → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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 also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Germany

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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 Germany 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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rothenburg ob der Tauber is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to fly and train which costs €70 - €350 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to fly and train which costs €65 - €250 and takes 8h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Rothenburg, Schrannenplatz via Viana do Castelo and Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 20m.

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The distance between Porto and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 1725 km. The road distance is 2186.3 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to bus and train which takes 39h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 15m to get from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto station.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber bus services, operated by Vrn, arrive at Rothenburg, Schrannenplatz station.

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 6:28 PM in Porto and 7:28 PM in Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Map of how to get from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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  • Distance: 1724.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 15m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a bus from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Viana Castelo, Viana do Castelo, Frankfurt central train station, and Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof in around 42h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Porto to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Porto to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Porto to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Porto to Munich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Porto to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Nuremberg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€23 - €130
Flights from Porto to Nuremberg via Valencia, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€24 - €130
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Porto to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Porto to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Flights from Porto to Munich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Munich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Dombuehl
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Dombühl
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
VGN
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Essen Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
29h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Vrn
Phone
+49 621 - 1077 077
Website
vrn.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof to Rothenburg, Schrannenplatz
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Vrn
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Zürich
Ave. Duration
33h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com
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
€5 - €7
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
€4 - €6
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Guimaraes to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Viana do Castelo to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Porto to Viana Castelo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 2186 km. It takes approximately 20h 34m to drive from Porto to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Swiss, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Prices start at €87 per night.

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