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from Porto to Barcelona

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

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To get from Porto to Barcelona on Sep 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25AMPorto Airport1h40 09:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information between Porto and Barcelona

distanceDistance557 miles (899 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$80 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $80 (€64) • 22 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€81) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 557 miles (899 km) between Porto and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $80 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Porto to Barcelona.

How to get from Porto to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Porto to Barcelona, 93,79% 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 Porto to Barcelona, 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 Porto to Barcelona
Travel to Barcelona 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 Porto to Barcelona.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from Porto, Portugal?

International travel from Porto, Portugal to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Portugal?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if traveling from Porto?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Porto to Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Porto, Portugal from Barcelona, Spain due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Porto, Portugal from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Portugal from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Portugal from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Portugal:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Portugal?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Portugal to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Porto, Portugal was last verified on 9/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Porto from Barcelona.

How do I reach Barcelona from Porto?

There are 2 travel options from Porto to Barcelona: bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Porto is by taking a bus, which costs on average $80 (€64).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

Taking a bus is about $22 (€17) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $102 (€81) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Porto to Barcelona?

The fastest way from Porto to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 22 h 55 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Porto and Barcelona?

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

Where do I depart from Porto? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Porto Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel operators can get me to Barcelona from Porto?

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

  • You can take a bus from Porto to Barcelona with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $80 (€64) with Flixbus from Porto to Barcelona.
  • You can travel from Porto to Barcelona by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $102 (€81) with Ryanair from Porto to Barcelona.
Is there a direct service to Barcelona from Porto?

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

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

Direct services to Barcelona 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.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Barcelona from Porto ends?
Omio customers who travel from Porto to Barcelona often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Porto to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $80 (€64) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $102 (€81) one way.

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


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