There are 14 ways to get from Wales to Portugal by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry, night train 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.

Recommended option

Train to Bristol, fly to Porto  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Porto (OPO) BRS - OPO

$93 - $353

Cheapest option

Bus to Manchester, fly to Porto  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Porto (OPO) MAN - OPO

$57 - $191

12 alternative options

Train to Bristol, fly to Lisbon  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS) BRS - LIS

$99 - $362

Bus, line 11 bus to Liverpool, fly to Porto  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Broughton, Tesco (Broughton Park Tesco)
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Broughton, Tesco (Broughton Park Tesco) to Chester Bus Interchange
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Porto (OPO) LPL - OPO

$61 - $871

Bus to Manchester, fly to Lisbon  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lisbon (LIS) MAN - LIS

$68 - $300

Fly Liverpool to Lisbon  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Lisbon (LIS) LPL - LIS

$87 - $280

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Porto  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Porto (OPO) LGW - OPO

$133 - $414

Train to London Stansted, fly to Porto  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Porto (OPO) STN - OPO

$139 - $574

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  26 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  5. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$389 - $741

Train, bus Eurolines NL  •  36 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$300 - $519

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h 58 min

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

$228 - $617

Train, car ferry, Trenhotel  •  38 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff 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 train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Medina del Campo R / ...
  5. Take the Trenhotel from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$287 - $708

Bus, bus and ferry  •  39 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente

$230 - $370

Bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Rennes to Lisboa Oriente

$145 - $233

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wales to Portugal is to bus and line 11 bus and fly which costs £45 - £700 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wales to Portugal is to train and fly which costs £70 - £270 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Wales and Portugal is 875 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Wales to Portugal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wales to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Martim Moniz via London Victoria, Lille and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Wales and Portugal?

easyJet flies from Buckley to Lisbon once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Lisbon via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Rennes, and Lisboa Oriente in around 2 days 19 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Porto via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Liverpool to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Liverpool to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Liverpool to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Faro
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Liverpool to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Liverpool to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from London Stansted to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $100
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Newport (S Wales) to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Train from Cardiff Central to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
CrossCountry
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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
Train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
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 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Medina del Campo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Broughton, Tesco (Broughton Park Tesco)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Broughton, Tesco (Broughton Park Tesco) to Chester Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
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 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
28 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
30 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
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 from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.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 London to Rennes
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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
Bus from Rennes to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
alsa.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
$85 - $390
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $120
Car
$270 - $390

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