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

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Fly from Porto

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Sao Tome (TMS)

Train to Lisbon, fly

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

Porto (OPO) to Sao Tome (TMS) flights

The flight time between Porto (OPO) and Sao Tome (TMS) is around 13h 51m and covers a distance of around 4800 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 17m. The fastest flight normally takes 9h 55m. Services are operated by TAP Portugal, STP Airways and Ryanair. Typically nine 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:
8h 34m
Layover time:
5h 17m
Total time:
13h 51m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
9h 55m
Flight distance:
4800 km
Flights per week:
9
Cheapest price:
$238
Carbon emissions:
973 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:05
Last flight departs at:
20:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto (OPO) to Sao Tome (TMS) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sao Tome and Principe

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

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Sao Tome and Principe from July 16.

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Sao Tome and Principe from July 16.

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

Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to São Tomé is to fly which costs €190 - €950 and takes 12h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to São Tomé is to train and fly which costs €340 - €900 and takes 11h 11m.

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It is approximately 4794 km to get from Porto to São Tomé.

It takes approximately 12h 27m to get from Porto to São Tomé, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Sao Tome Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 15m and has one stopover.

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São Tomé is 1h behind Porto. It is currently 4:08 AM in Porto and 3:08 AM in São Tomé.

STP Airways, Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Sao Tome Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in São Tomé. 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 São Tomé.
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  • Distance: 4793.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 27m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe?

TAP Portugal, STP Airways and Ryanair fly from Porto to São Tomé once daily.

Airlines
STP Airways
Website
stpairways.st
Flights from Porto to Sao Tome via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Porto to Sao Tome via Ponta Delgada, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Lisbon to Sao Tome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Sao Tome via Lisbon, Accra
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Lisbon to Sao Tome via Accra
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
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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