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There are 11 ways to get from Portugal to Ireland by plane, night train, train, bus and ferry, night bus, bus, car or car 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 22 min

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

$51 - $278

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Fly Lisbon to Dublin  •  5 h 20 min

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

$53 - $228

Fly Lisbon to Cork  •  5 h 40 min

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

$69 - $181

Fly Porto to Cork  •  8 h 22 min

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

$92 - $481

Fly Porto to Shannon  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Shannon (SNN) OPO - SNN

$82 - $362

Fly Lisbon to Shannon  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Shannon (SNN) LIS - SNN

$74 - $502

Night train, train, bus and ferry  •  36 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye Hot
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  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 train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$389 - $727

Night train, night bus, bus and ferry  •  46 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Irun Hot
  2. Take the night bus from Irun to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$185 - $279

Bus, bus and ferry  •  47 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Oriente to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$119 - $162

Bus, drive, car ferry, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Oriente to Bordeaux City Centre
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Lorient
  3. Drive from Quai Des Indes to Roscoff
  4. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

$190 - $275

Drive, car ferry  •  37 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Dublin

$340 - $489

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The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Ireland is to fly which costs 40€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Ireland is to fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Martim Moniz and arriving at Dublin via Lisbon - Oriente, Paris City Centre - Bercy and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 38 min.

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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 night train and train and bus and ferry which takes 36 h 32 min and costs 330€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Portugal to Ireland, including transfers.

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Portugal to Ireland bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lisbon - Oriente station.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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

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TAP Portugal, Iberia, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 891.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Portugal and Ireland?

Ryanair, TAP Portugal and seven other airlines fly from Matosinhos to Swords hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Porto to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Porto to Cork via Carcassonne, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Porto to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Porto to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Lisbon to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Lisbon to Shannon via Porto, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Lisbon to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Lisbon to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Porto to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Porto to Shannon via Madrid, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lisbon to Cork
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Porto to Cork via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Lisbon to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,500
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Irun
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
cp.pt
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Night bus from Irun to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Lisbon - Oriente to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lisbon - Oriente to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Lorient
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Roscoff to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$60 - $70

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