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from Lisbon to Porto

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lisbon to Porto on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00PMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h20 09:20PMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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$101One-way
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11:45AMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h35 03:20PMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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$61One-way
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05:30PMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h15 08:45PMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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$101One-way
07:30AMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h20 10:50AMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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$101One-way
06:30PMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h15 09:45PMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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$121One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$10Renex
$218TAP Portugal
Mon
Sep 20
$6Rede Expressos
$185TAP Portugal
Tue
Sep 21
$6Rede Expressos
$148TAP Portugal
Wed
Sep 22
$6Flixbus
$161TAP Portugal
Thu
Sep 23
$6Renex
$110TAP Portugal
Fri
Sep 24
$6Flixbus
$236TAP Portugal
Sat
Sep 25
$6Rede Expressos
$175TAP Portugal
Sun
Sep 26
$6Flixbus
$148TAP Portugal
Mon
Sep 27
$6Rede Expressos
$161TAP Portugal
Tue
Sep 28
$4Flixbus
$122TAP Portugal
Wed
Sep 29
$6Rede Expressos
$135TAP Portugal
Thu
Sep 30
$25Eurolines Switzerland
$110TAP Portugal
Fri
Oct 1
$25Eurolines Switzerland
$148TAP Portugal
Sat
Oct 2
$4Flixbus
$148TAP Portugal
Sun
Oct 3
$5Flixbus
$148TAP Portugal
Mon
Oct 4
$4Flixbus
$122TAP Portugal
Tue
Oct 5
$4Flixbus
$135TAP Portugal
Wed
Oct 6
$4Flixbus
$130azores airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$4Flixbus
$135TAP Portugal
Fri
Oct 8
$4Flixbus
$148TAP Portugal
Sat
Oct 9
$4Flixbus
$148TAP Portugal

Travel Information between Lisbon and Porto

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$7 - $159
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $159 (€127) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or TAP Portugal

Take a bus or flight to travel 170 miles (274 km) from Lisbon to Porto. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or TAP Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Lisbon to Porto.

General Information about the journey from Lisbon to Porto

Porto is 310 km north of Lisbon. The quickest journey is by plane, with flights departing from Lisbon Portala Airport and arriving at Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport roughly an hour later, but with the checking-in time being one to two hours before the flight, it would probably be quicker to travel by train. There are two types of train services for Porto, the Alfa Pendular and the Intercity. The Alfa Pendular trains offer a first class service, being quicker, more comfortable and with better facilities. The Intercity trains are quite basic and some of the carriages still in operation are quite old. Bus services are almost as quick as the trains, but you can never be sure of traffic or diversions.

How to get from Lisbon to Porto

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Lisbon to Porto there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 95,70% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Lisbon to Porto. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Lisbon to Porto

There are two bus companies that provide services to Porto. They are Rede Expressos and RenEx. Rede Expressos buses depart from the station at Sete Rios, and RenEx buses leave from the depot at Oriente train station. Rede Expressos generally have between ten and twenty buses a day that leave for Porto, and the journey takes approximately three hours and forty minutes. RenEx have about ten services per day that take three and a half hours. Rede Expressos buses arrive at the terminal close to Batalha metro station. RenEx buses terminate at the station opposite the Jardim de Joao Chagas.

Trains from Lisbon to Porto

There are many daily train services to Porto from Lisbon, departing from Santa Apolonia train station, on the riverfront in the Alfama district. Trains arrive at Campanha Station, the main train station in Porto. You can catch the Alfa Pendular service or the Intercidades, (Intercity). The AP service is a tilting train that is quicker and has better facilities than the Intercity services, which are slower and some of the carriages are quite old. The AP trains take roughly two and half hours to arrive, while the Intercity takes up to three hours, and there is usually one train departing per hour between 6.00 am and 10.00pm. Both services stop at stations en route but there are no change overs.

Flights from Lisbon to Porto

TAP Portugal and Ryanair both offer direct flights from Lisbon Portela Airport to Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport in Porto. The flight time is approximately one hour. There are around thirty flights per day, but only around ten of these are direct. The other services involve a stop over. There are usually two flights per hour, and there's around seventy five direct flights from Lisbon per week.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Lisbon to Porto?

There are 2 ways to travel between Lisbon and Porto including taking a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Porto from Lisbon?

The cheapest way to go to Porto from Lisbon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Porto:

Taking a bus is about $152 (€121) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $159 (€127) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel to Porto from Lisbon?

The quickest way to travel from Lisbon to Porto is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Porto by bus can take on average 3 h 15 min.

What is the distance between Lisbon and Porto?

The distance from Lisbon to Porto is approximately 170 miles (274 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Lisbon and in Porto?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios and arrive in Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.
  • Flights from Lisbon to Porto most often leave from Lisbon Portela Airport and arrive in Porto Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Lisbon to Porto?

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

  • You can go to Porto from Lisbon by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $7 (€6) with Flixbus from Lisbon to Porto on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Lisbon to Porto with TAP Portugal. Cheap tickets can be found for $159 (€127) with TAP Portugal from Lisbon to Porto.
Can I find a direct route to Porto from Lisbon?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland.
  • You can travel directly by plane with TAP Portugal.

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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Lisbon to Porto ends?
Your trip from Lisbon to Porto doesn't have to end in Porto. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Santiago de Compostela. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Santiago de Compostela to your Lisbon to Porto tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Porto today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Porto from Lisbon online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lisbon to Porto, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $7 (€6) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $159 (€127) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lisbon to Porto online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lisbon
Porto
LISBOA (Gare Oriente)
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Lisboa
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Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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