There are 8 ways to get from Portugal to Ireland by plane, train, bus or bus and ferry

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

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Fly Porto to Dublin  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Dublin (DUB) OPO - DUB

$51 - $278

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Fly Lisbon to Dublin  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Dublin (DUB) LIS - DUB

$51 - $226

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Fly Lisbon to Cork  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Cork (ORK) LIS - ORK

$62 - $172

Fly Porto to Cork  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Cork (ORK) OPO - ORK

$87 - $474

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  36 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Castelo Branco
  2. Take the bus from Castelo Branco to Bordeaux
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
  5. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$332 - $602

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  37 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - 7 Rios to Bordeaux City Centre
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$262 - $481

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa sete Rios to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$247 - $377

Bus InterNorte, bus and ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$202 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Ireland is to fly which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Ireland is to fly which costs 40€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Sapadores and arriving at Dublin via Lisboa sete Rios, Lille and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Portugal and Ireland is 1427 km.

The best way to get from Portugal to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 36 h 27 min and costs 280€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Portugal to Ireland, including transfers.

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Portugal to Ireland bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lisboa sete Rios station.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Portugal to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Iberia, Transavia France, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Dublin Airport.

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The nearest airport to Ireland is Shannon (SNN) Airport which is 66.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Cork (ORK) (118.2 km) and Dublin (DUB) (131.6 km).

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There are 45+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 891.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Portugal and Ireland?

Ryanair, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from Matosinhos to Swords every 2 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Porto to Cork via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Porto to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Porto to Cork via Faro
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Porto to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Porto to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Lisbon to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Lisbon to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Porto to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lisbon to Cork
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Porto to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $250
Premier
$190 - $290
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Castelo Branco to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lisboa sete Rios to Lille
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lisboa - 7 Rios to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Lille
Ave. Duration
30 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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