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There are 7 ways to get from Porto to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) OPO - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

€55 - €163

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Brussels (BRU) OPO - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal

€58 - €195

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Eindhoven (EIN) OPO - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

€56 - €200

Bus, train  •  20h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bayonne 786
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal

€247 - €399

Bus  •  33h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Brussels South
  3. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam

€99 - €129

Train, night train  •  22h 59m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal

€275 - €459

Drive  •  18h 57m

  1. Drive from Porto to Rotterdam 2015.9 km

€250 - €370

Porto to Rotterdam by bus, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Porto and Rotterdam is around 22h 32m and covers a distance of around 2046 km. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 42m. Operated by FlixBus, TGV inOui, Paris Metro and others, the Porto to Rotterdam service departs from Porto and arrives in Rotterdam Centraal. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22h 32m
Fastest journey time:
21h 42m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€247
Carbon emissions:
169 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:20
Last service departs at:
20:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Rotterdam bus, walk, train and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Netherlands from Portugal

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Portugal

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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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, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed 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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rotterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Rotterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs €55 - €170 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs €55 - €170 and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal and arriving at Rotterdam via Guimaraes and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Coimbra, Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 59m.

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The distance between Porto and Rotterdam is 1556 km. The road distance is 2015.9 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Rotterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 20h 58m and costs €240 - €400.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Porto to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Porto to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., depart from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal station.

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Porto to Rotterdam train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 1556.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Porto to Rotterdam via Guimarães, Guimaraes, Brussels South, and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 33h 48m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Porto to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €160
Flights from Porto to Eindhoven via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €350
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
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 Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
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
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€8 - €12
Night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€60 - €85
Bus operators
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 Porto to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Guimaraes to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus

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Porto to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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Rotterdam is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 11:30 PM in Porto and 12:30 AM in Rotterdam.

Porto to Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Rotterdam is 2016 km. It takes approximately 18h 57m to drive from Porto to Rotterdam.

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Air France, British Airways, Air Europa and six other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Rotterdam. 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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