Travel from Portugal to Switzerland is: Partially open. See details.

There are 10 ways to get from Porto to Switzerland by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Geneva  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Geneva (GVA) OPO - GVA

SFr 56 - SFr 150

Cheapest option

Fly to Basel  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Basel (BSL) OPO - BSL

SFr 44 - SFr 187

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Fly to Zurich  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Zurich (ZRH) OPO - ZRH

SFr 52 - SFr 172

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) OPO - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio

SFr 57 - SFr 210

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) OPO - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

SFr 49 - SFr 173

Bus, train  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb Tgv

SFr 276 - SFr 385

Train  •  29h 27m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Barcelona-Sants Alv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  5. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...

SFr 269 - SFr 425

Bus  •  33h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Zürich

SFr 106 - SFr 143

Bus via Porto  •  33h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Zurich Bus Station N1157

SFr 108 - SFr 130

Drive  •  18h 40m

  1. Drive from Porto to Zürich 1973.5 km

SFr 250 - SFr 370

Porto to Switzerland by train

The train journey time between Porto and Switzerland is around 2 days 10h and covers a distance of around 2591 km. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 10h. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe SNCF, SNCF and others, the Porto to Switzerland train service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Zürich Stadelhofen. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2 days 10h
Fastest train time:
2 days 10h
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
SFr 269
Carbon emissions:
136 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:13
Last train departs at:
08:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Switzerland train schedules

Portugal → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland 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 Switzerland from Portugal

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Austria: Oberösterreich, Salzburg
France: Bretagne, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Paris, Normandy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Germany: Saxony, Thuringia
Italy: Campania, Apulia

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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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 Switzerland 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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Switzerland is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Switzerland is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Switzerland is to fly which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Switzerland is to fly which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Vigo Guixar, Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 27m.

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The distance between Porto and Switzerland is 1483 km. The road distance is 1973.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Switzerland without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 40m and costs 250€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Porto to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Porto to Switzerland train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs 50€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 390€ and takes 29h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 33h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Switzerland is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 6:36 PM in Porto and 7:36 PM in Switzerland.

Map of how to get from Porto to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 1483 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Switzerland?

easyJet, TAP Portugal and five other airlines fly from Porto to Geneva every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Zürich via Vigo Guixar, Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève, and Zürich HB in around 29h 27m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 360
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 380
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 350
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 350
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 270
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 270
Flights from Porto to Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 290
Flights from Porto to Basel via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 290
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 360
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 380
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 110
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 170
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 170
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 170
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 170
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 420
Flights from Porto to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 650
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 230
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 350
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 300
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 1200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 260
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 430
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 350
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 170
Train operators
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 Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
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
SFr 120 - SFr 170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 120 - SFr 140
1st Class
SFr 140 - SFr 170
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 140
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 20
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
13h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Schedules at
barquense.pt
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
SFr 95 - SFr 130
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 Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Porto to Switzerland train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Switzerland is 1973 km. It takes approximately 18h 40m to drive from Porto to Switzerland.

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TAP Portugal, Air France, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at SFr 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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