How to travel from Porto to Barcelona

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from Porto to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Porto to Barcelona on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:40PMPorto Airport3h40 09:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
09:00AMPorto20h35 06:35AMBarcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants
1 transfer
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09:15AMPorto Airport1h45 12:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
12:25PMPorto Airport6h50 08:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
11:20AMPorto Airport1h40 02:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Porto and Barcelona

distanceDistance557 miles (899 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$59 - $231
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $59 (€54) • 17 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $231 (€211) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 557 miles (899 km) between Porto and Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or 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 Tips: 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.

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

Can travelers from Portugal enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

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 to Barcelona from Porto.

The restriction level for your return to Porto, Portugal from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Porto from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Portugal:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Porto, Portugal?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Portugal was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Porto from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Barcelona: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Barcelona is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $59 (€54) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a bus is about $172 (€157) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $231 (€211) for this route.

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

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 17 h 20 min.

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

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

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

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Porto to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $59 (€54).
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Porto to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $231 (€211).

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

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Porto to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Porto to Barcelona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $59 (€54) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $231 (€211) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Porto to Barcelona 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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