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from Lisbon to Porto

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

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To get from Lisbon to Porto on Jan 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h15 11:15AMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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08:00AMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h15 11:15AMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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06:00PMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h15 09:15PMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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07:30AMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h20 10:50AMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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06:30PMLisboa, Gare Oriente3h15 09:45PMPorto, Campo 24 de Agosto
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Sun
Jan 30
$30Comboios De Portugal
$9Flixbus
$104azores airlines
Mon
Jan 31
$17Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$105TAP Portugal
Tue
Feb 1
$17Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$90TAP Portugal
Wed
Feb 2
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Rede Expressos
$105TAP Portugal
Thu
Feb 3
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$77PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Fri
Feb 4
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Gipsyy
$105TAP Portugal
Sat
Feb 5
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Gipsyy
$90TAP Portugal
Sun
Feb 6
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$90PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Mon
Feb 7
$11Comboios De Portugal
$6Rede Expressos
$114azores airlines
Tue
Feb 8
$17Comboios De Portugal
$6Rede Expressos
$105TAP Portugal
Wed
Feb 9
$18Comboios De Portugal
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$116TAP Portugal
Thu
Feb 10
$11Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$77PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Fri
Feb 11
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$77TAP Portugal
Sat
Feb 12
$18Comboios De Portugal
$11Gipsyy
$77TAP Portugal
Sun
Feb 13
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$77TAP Portugal
Mon
Feb 14
$11Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$114azores airlines
Tue
Feb 15
$11Comboios De Portugal
$12Alsa
$77TAP Portugal
Wed
Feb 16
$11Comboios De Portugal
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Thu
Feb 17
$11Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$77PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Fri
Feb 18
$18Comboios De Portugal
$6Flixbus
$77TAP Portugal

Travel Information from Lisbon to Porto

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $100
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 3 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $100 (€84) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, azores airlines or Comboios De Portugal

Travel 170 miles (274 km) by bus, flight or train 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 $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, azores airlines or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lisbon to Porto

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FAQs

How do I reach Porto from Lisbon?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Lisbon and Porto. You can take a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Porto from Lisbon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Porto:

A bus is $94 (€79) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lisbon to Porto costing on average $100 (€84).

A bus is $7 (€6) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Lisbon to Porto costing on average $13 (€11).

What is the fastest way from Lisbon to Porto?

The fastest way from Lisbon to Porto is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Porto that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 14 min.

In comparison, getting to Porto by train can take on average 2 h 58 min.

How far is Porto from Lisbon?

You should expect to travel around 170 miles (274 km) between Lisbon and Porto.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lisbon to Porto?

The average frequency per day from Lisbon to Porto is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Lisbon to Porto?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios to Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.
  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Lisbon to Porto depart from Lisbon Portela Airport to Porto Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Lisbon to Porto depart from Lisboa - Oriente to Porto - Campanha.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lisbon to Porto?

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

  • You can travel between Lisbon and Porto by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $6 (€5) with Flixbus from Lisbon to Porto.
  • You can take a flight from Lisbon to Porto with azores airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $100 (€84) with azores airlines from Lisbon to Porto.
  • You can travel by train between Lisbon and Porto with Comboios De Portugal, and you can find Comboios De Portugal Lisbon to Porto tickets for $13 (€11) on Omio.

Is there a direct service to Porto from Lisbon?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Comboios De Portugal with 12 direct trains per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Lisbon to Porto?

Many of our customers traveling from Lisbon to Porto don't make Porto their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Porto are Madrid, Paris or Santiago de Compostela, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Porto to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Lisbon to Porto online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $100 (€84) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $13 (€11) one way for this journey.

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