There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Porto by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic

23€ - 35€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Porto 311.3 km

11€ - 23€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Porto Renex / ...

16€ - 24€

Bus via Alameda  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Porto, Porto 1783 / ...

19€ - 24€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Porto 311.7 km

40€ - 60€

Fly  •  2h 53m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO

14€ - 74€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Porto is to rideshare which costs 11€ - 23€ and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Porto is to train which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Porto. However, there are services departing from Alfândega and arriving at Porto via Lisboa Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Porto is 274 km. The road distance is 311.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Porto without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs 23€ - 35€.

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The train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas takes 2h 44m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lisbon to Porto bus services, operated by RenEX, depart from Lisboa Oriente station.

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Lisbon to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Porto is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 4h 47m, you could also fly, which costs 14€ - 75€ and takes 2h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Porto.
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  • Distance: 274.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Porto, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisbon to Porto hourly. Tickets cost 23€ - 35€ and the journey takes 2h 44m. Alternatively, RenEX operates a bus from Lisbon to Porto every 3 hours. Tickets cost 22€ and the journey takes 3h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
23€ - 35€
Bus operators
RenEX
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
22€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
[email protected]
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
[email protected]
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lisbon to Porto bus services, operated by RenEX, arrive at Porto station.

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Lisbon to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Porto is 312 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Lisbon to Porto.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 2963+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and Porto. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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