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Travel Information from La Rochelle to Porto

distanceDistance507 miles (818 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $61 (€55) • 19 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 507 miles (818 km) by bus between La Rochelle and Porto. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from La Rochelle to Porto.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Porto, Portugal if I’m coming from La Rochelle, France?

Travel from La Rochelle, France to Porto, Portugal is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Porto from La Rochelle restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Porto, Portugal from La Rochelle?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Porto, Portugal?

The government of Portugal has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from La Rochelle to Porto closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Porto, Portugal?

The restriction level for your return to La Rochelle, France from Portugal is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to La Rochelle from Porto restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in La Rochelle from Porto?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in La Rochelle, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 5/26/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to La Rochelle from Porto closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from La Rochelle to Porto?

You can go from La Rochelle to Porto by bus.

What is the fastest way to get from La Rochelle to Porto?

The fastest way to travel to Porto from La Rochelle is by bus, which requires on average 19 h 20 min   of travel time.

How many miles from La Rochelle to Porto would I travel?

The La Rochelle to Porto distance is around 507 miles (818 km).

When traveling between La Rochelle and Porto, where do I depart from La Rochelle and where do I arrive in Porto?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from La Rochelle, Gare routière and arrive in Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.

Who can get me from La Rochelle to Porto?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from La Rochelle to Porto, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Porto by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from La Rochelle to Porto for $61 (€55) on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between La Rochelle and Porto ends?

Your trip from La Rochelle 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 La Rochelle to Porto tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Porto today!

How far in advance should I buy my La Rochelle to Porto one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from La Rochelle 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 costs $61 (€55) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking La Rochelle 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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