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How to travel from Düsseldorf to Porto by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Düsseldorf to Porto? Look no further.

You'll usually find 3 trains per day running between Düsseldorf and Porto, which usually take 39 hours 29 minutes to complete the 1625 km journey. It can take as little as 37 hours 14 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Porto from Düsseldorf, you'll just need to make 7 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Düsseldorf to Porto if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $166.90. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Düsseldorf to Porto by train

It takes an average of 39h 29m to travel from Düsseldorf to Porto by train, over a distance of around 1010 miles (1625 km). There are normally 3 trains per day traveling from Düsseldorf to Porto and tickets for this journey start from $166.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 37h 14m
PriceFrom $166.90
Distance1010 miles (1625 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
First train06:40
Last train15:40
Departure stationDüsseldorf
Arrival stationPorto
Changes7 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Düsseldorf to Porto train times

Check out the next trains departing from Düsseldorf to Porto for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:40 19:05 37h 25m, 8 changes
05:45 19:05 37h 20m, 9 changes
14:40 10:30 43h 50m, 7 changes

Cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Porto

The price of train tickets from Düsseldorf to Porto starts at $166.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Düsseldorf to Porto by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Düsseldorf to Porto

Want to know more about your journey from Düsseldorf to Porto? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Düsseldorf to Porto take?

The average journey time by train between Düsseldorf and Porto is 39 hours and 29 minutes, with around 3 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Düsseldorf and Porto by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Düsseldorf to Porto is 37 hours and 14 minutes.

How much does the train from Düsseldorf to Porto cost?

Train tickets from Düsseldorf to Porto can start from as little as $166.90 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Düsseldorf to Porto?

No, there are no direct train services from Düsseldorf to Porto. Travelling from Düsseldorf to Porto by train will require a minimum of 7 changes.

What time does the first train from Düsseldorf to Porto leave?

The first train from Düsseldorf to Porto leaves at 06:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Düsseldorf to Porto leave?

The last train from Düsseldorf to Porto leaves at 15:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Düsseldorf and Porto by train?

Trains travelling from Düsseldorf to Porto cover a distance of around 1010 miles (1625 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Porto to Düsseldorf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Düsseldorf to Porto for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/26/2021 for travel on 08/26/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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