• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Porto by plane, train, bus or car

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 from Zurich  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Porto (OPO) ZRH - OPO

$67 - $261

7 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Porto (OPO) BSL - OPO

$92 - $346

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Porto (OPO) GVA - OPO

$128 - $366

Train, bus  •  21 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Guimarães
  4. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Porto 500

$329 - $438

Train  •  29 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar A
  6. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic

$399 - $516

Bus Eurolines CH  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Porto

$140 - $170

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Verin
  2. Take the bus from Verín to Porto

$180 - $250

Drive  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Porto 1233.8 miles

$280 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Porto is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 270 and takes 5 h 18 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Porto is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 270 and takes 5 h 18 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Porto. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 31 h 45 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Porto. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Porto(Campanha) via Mulhouse Ville, Belfort-Montbéliard TGV, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Barcelona Sants and Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 37 min.

More details

The distance between Zürich and Porto is 1527 km. The road distance is 1974.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Zürich to Porto without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 47 min and costs SFr 320 - SFr 440.

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Zürich to Porto, including transfers.

More details

Zürich to Porto bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zurich station.

More details

Zürich to Porto train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Zürich HB station.

More details

The best way to get from Zürich to Porto is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 390 - SFr 550 and takes 29 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 170 and takes 31 h 45 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Zürich to Porto.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 954.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Porto, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Porto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Porto via Mulhouse Ville, Belfort-Montbéliard TGV, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Barcelona Sants, and Vigo-Guixar in around 29 h 37 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Basel to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Basel to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Basel to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Basel to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Basel to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Guimaraes to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
31 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Zurich to Verin
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Verín to Porto
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

Want to know more about travelling around Portugal

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

Search flights

Zürich to Porto bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Porto station.

More details

Porto is 1 h behind Zürich. It is currently 5:02 PM in Zürich and 4:02 PM in Porto.

Zürich to Porto train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Porto(Campanha) station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Porto is 1974 km. It takes approximately 18 h 58 min to drive from Zürich to Porto.

Get driving directions

easyJet, Air Europa, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Porto Airport.

Search flights

Book your Zürich to Porto train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and four other operators.

Search and book

There are 3630+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

More details