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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 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:50Porto Airport1h45 00:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£651One-way
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21:50Porto Airport1h45 00:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£651One-way
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08:40Porto Airport1h45 11:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£891One-way
20:55Porto Airport1h40 23:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£841One-way
21:50Porto Airport1h45 00:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£971One-way

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Fri
20 May
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£65Vueling
Sat
21 May
£83Flixbus
£44Vueling
Sun
22 May
£61Flixbus
£89Vueling
Mon
23 May
£43Alsa
£40Vueling
Tue
24 May
£79Alsa
£40Ryanair
Wed
25 May
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£40Vueling
Thu
26 May
£44Alsa
£49Vueling
Fri
27 May
£37Alsa
£49Vueling
Sat
28 May
£38Alsa
£31Vueling
Sun
29 May
£44Alsa
£46Ryanair
Mon
30 May
£43Alsa
£40Vueling
Tue
31 May
£71Flixbus
£35Vueling
Wed
1 Jun
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£36Ryanair
Thu
2 Jun
£38Alsa
£26Vueling
Fri
3 Jun
£38Alsa
£23Ryanair
Sat
4 Jun
£71Flixbus
£23Ryanair
Sun
5 Jun
£47Alsa
£45TAP Portugal
Mon
6 Jun
£38Alsa
£98Ryanair
Tue
7 Jun
£56Flixbus
£41Ryanair
Wed
8 Jun
£52Flixbus
£63Ryanair

Travel Information from Porto to Barcelona

distanceDistance557 miles (899 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£35 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a coach 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 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Porto to Barcelona.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Porto, Portugal and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

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 travelling from Porto?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

All travellers 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 16/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Porto and Barcelona.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Porto, Portugal from Barcelona, Spain?

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

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

All travellers 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 16/05/2022. 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 travel between Porto and Barcelona?

You can travel between Porto and Barcelona 2 different ways: coach or flight.

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

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Porto to Barcelona, which costs on average £35.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A flight is £21 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Porto to Barcelona costing on average £56.

What is the fastest way to Barcelona from Porto?

The fastest way from Porto to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona from Porto can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 18 h 40 min.

How far is it from Porto to Barcelona?

The distance between Porto and Barcelona is around 557 miles (899 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Porto to Barcelona depart from Porto Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.

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

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

  • You can take a coach from Porto to Barcelona with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £56 with Flixbus from Porto to Barcelona.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Porto by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £35 with Ryanair from Porto to Barcelona.

Is there a way to travel directly from Porto to Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct coaches with.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

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

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

Omio customers who travel from Porto to Barcelona often also extend their holiday 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.

When should I purchase a ticket to Barcelona from Porto online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £56 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £35 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.