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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Bordeaux, train

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bordeaux (BOD)
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Sarlat

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Fly to Brive, line 7 bus

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Brive (BVE)
  2. Take the line 7 bus from MONTIGNAC - Place Tourny to SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA - Lycée Saint-Joseph

Fly to Toulouse, train

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Toulouse (TLS)
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Souillac

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Sarlat

Bus, train via Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Sarlat

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Périgueux
  2. Take the bus from PÉRIGUEUX - Place du 8 mai parking to SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA - Lycée Saint-Joseph

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Sarlat

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda
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International entry into France from Portugal

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

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Conditions of entry into France from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France 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 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sarlat-la-Canéda is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sarlat-la-Canéda is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sarlat-la-Canéda is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda is to bus which costs €55 - €70 and takes 21h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda is to fly and line 7 bus which costs €24 - €140 and takes 7h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA - Lycée Saint-Joseph via Créavallée Nord and PÉRIGUEUX - Place du 8 mai parking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Sarlat via Coimbra, Hendaye and Bordeaux St Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 8m.

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The distance between Porto and Sarlat-la-Canéda is 900 km. The road distance is 1196.9 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 35m and costs €65 - €110.

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It takes approximately 8h 44m to get from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda, including transfers.

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Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda 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 Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda.
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  • Distance: 899.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 44m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Sarlat-la-Canéda, France?

You can take a bus from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda via Créavallée Nord and PÉRIGUEUX - Place du 8 mai parking in around 21h 13m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €140
Flights from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€14 - €160
Flights from Porto to Brive
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Sarlat
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Souillac
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
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
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 Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Bus operators
Car Aquitaine
Phone
0 800 64 40 47
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from MONTIGNAC - Place Tourny to SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA - Lycée Saint-Joseph
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€2
Website
Car Aquitaine
Bus from PÉRIGUEUX - Place du 8 mai parking to SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA - Lycée Saint-Joseph
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€0
Website
Car Aquitaine
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
iberocoach.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Périgueux
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda bus services, operated by Car Aquitaine, arrive at SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA - Lycée Saint-Joseph station.

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Sarlat-la-Canéda is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 3:13 AM in Porto and 4:13 AM in Sarlat-la-Canéda.

Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Sarlat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda is 1197 km. It takes approximately 11h 31m to drive from Porto to Sarlat-la-Canéda.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Porto Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Sarlat-la-Canéda. 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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