There are 9 ways to get from Wales to Portugal by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Liverpool to Porto  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Porto (OPO) LPL - OPO

$161 - $989

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Train to Bristol, fly to Lisbon  •  5 h 58 min

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

$101 - $364

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Fly Liverpool to Lisbon  •  3 h 57 min

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

$189 - $400

Train, bus via Castelo Branco  •  26 h 12 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 Ic / ...

$383 - $720

Train, bus  •  26 h 47 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 City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios

$314 - $598

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 - $597

Train, car ferry, Trenhotel  •  38 h 44 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

$280 - $681

Bus, bus and ferry  •  39 h 53 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

$233 - $372

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente

$178 - $302

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Wales to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Rua Da Palma via London Victoria, Lille and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 53 min.

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The distance between Wales and Portugal is 875 miles.

The best way to get from Wales to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Wales to Portugal, including transfers.

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Wales to Portugal bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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The best way to get from Wales to Portugal is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Liverpool Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Wales to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Liverpool Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wales to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 874.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Wales and Portugal?

Ryanair and easyJet fly from Buckley to Matosinhos twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Lisbon via London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Santiago De Compostela, Lisboa Oriente, and Estação Oriente in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $440
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
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Liverpool to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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 15 min
When
Saturday
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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 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
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Eurostar
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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
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
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
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $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 3 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
$5 - $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
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 - $150
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
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
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 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 - $370
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $110
Car
$260 - $370

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The best way to get from Wales to Liverpool Airport is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs .

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