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

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 Edinburgh to Porto  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Porto (OPO) EDI - OPO

$62 - $291

10 alternative options

Fly Glasgow to Lisbon  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Lisbon (LIS) GLA - LIS

$67 - $357

Fly Glasgow to Porto  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Porto (OPO) GLA - OPO

$76 - $318

Fly Edinburgh to Lisbon  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Lisbon (LIS) EDI - LIS

$73 - $300

Train, bus  •  29 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Tomar
  5. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$569 - $907

Bus, bus and ferry  •  44 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente

$259 - $453

Train, car ferry, night train  •  45 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  4. Take the night train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$412 - $904

Bus  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Rennes to Lisboa Oriente

$185 - $262

Train, night train  •  31 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  5. Take the night train from Irun to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$596 - $927

Drive, car ferry  •  36 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Lisbon

$305 - $731

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  26 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lisbon

$562 - $747

What companies run services between Scotland and Portugal?

Ryanair, Iberia and eight other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Matosinhos every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Lisbon via Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station), Hamilton, Scotland, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Rennes, and Lisboa Oriente in around 3 days 2 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Weeze
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,100 - $6,000
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $8,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Budapest
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $17
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Irun to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Tomar
Ave. Duration
13 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
28 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$90 - $120
Car
$290 - $400

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Scotland to Portugal?

The distance between Scotland and Portugal is 1883 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Scotland to Portugal?

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Portugal is to fly which costs £40 - £210 and takes 5 h 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Scotland to Portugal?

The quickest way to get from Scotland to Portugal is to fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs £45 - £260.

Is there a direct train between Scotland and Portugal?

No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via London St. Pancras International, Lille Flandres, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaia and Irun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 21 min.

Is there a direct bus between Scotland and Portugal?

No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Cais Lingueta via London Victoria, Lille and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Scotland to Portugal?

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Scotland to Portugal, including transfers.