There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Porto by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Porto  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Porto (OPO) BCN - OPO

$30 - $149

8 alternative options

Fly to Vigo, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vigo (VGO) BCN - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto

$36 - $157

Train, Trenhotel  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova de Gaia

$155 - $220

Train, bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Guillarey A
  3. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto

$156 - $213

Bus MonBus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Vigo 9730-9303 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto

$84 - $118

Bus InterNorte  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona - Nord to Porto - Casa da Música

$80 - $110

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants Station to Lleida
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Porto

Trenhotel, train  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar Galicia
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic

$161 - $197

Drive  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Porto 718.9 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Porto is to fly which costs 25€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Porto is to fly which costs 25€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona - Nord and arriving at Porto - Casa da Música. Services depart once daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Porto. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Vila Nova de Gaia via Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Chamartin, Estación de Salamanca and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 52 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Porto is 901 km. The road distance is 1150.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Porto without a car is to train and Trenhotel which takes 12 h 52 min and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Barcelona to Porto, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Porto bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Porto.
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  • Distance: 563.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Porto, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Porto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Porto via Vigo in around 16 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Guillarey
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
15 h 21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Vila Nova de Gaia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Barcelona - Nord to Porto - Casa da Música
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona Sants Station to Lleida
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Lleida to Porto
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

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