How to travel from Barcelona to Porto

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from Barcelona to Porto

You can get from Barcelona to Porto by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Barcelona to Porto on Dec 07 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h55 08:35AMPorto Airport
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06:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h00 07:40AMPorto Airport
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06:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h50 10:00AMPorto Airport
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06:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h50 11:00AMPorto Airport
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08:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h55 09:05PMPorto Airport
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Travel Information from Barcelona to Porto

distanceDistance557 miles (899 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 17 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $50 (€45) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 557 miles (899 km) from Barcelona to Porto. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Porto.

How to get from Barcelona to Porto

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Porto, 87,17% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Barcelona to Porto, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Porto

Travel Tips: Travel to Porto easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Porto.
FAQs

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Porto, Portugal is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter Portugal?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Porto from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into Portugal:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Porto, Portugal?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Portugal has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Barcelona to Porto.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Portugal is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Porto, Portugal?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Porto?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Porto here.

There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Porto: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Porto from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Porto:

Taking a train is usually $63 (€57) less than taking a bus to Porto, which costs on average $66 (€59) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $48 (€43) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $50 (€45) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Porto from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Porto can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 19 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 17 h 14 min   of travel time.

The Barcelona to Porto distance is around 557 miles (899 km).

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Porto is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Barcelona and Porto as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Porto:

  • Buses mostly leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and tend to arrive in Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.
  • Flights from Barcelona to Porto most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Porto Airport.
  • Trains from Barcelona to Porto most often leave from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Porto - Campanha.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Porto:

  • You can travel by bus between Barcelona and Porto with Alsa, and you can find Alsa Barcelona to Porto tickets for $66 (€59) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Barcelona to Porto with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€45) with Vueling from Barcelona to Porto.

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Porto with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling or Ryanair.

Direct services to Porto tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Barcelona to Porto doesn't have to end in Porto. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Lisbon, Madrid or Paris. If you’d like to add Lisbon, Madrid or Paris to your Barcelona to Porto tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Porto today!

Before traveling from Barcelona to Porto, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $66 (€59) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $50 (€45) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Porto tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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