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Porto to Lisbon drive

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Porto to Lisbon road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Porto to Lisbon. If you're planning a road trip to Lisbon, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Porto
drive for about 54 minutes

10:54 am  Aveiro
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:54 am
drive for about 48 minutes

12:42 pm  Coimbra
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:42 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:55 pm  Alcobaca
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:55 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

4:49 pm  Santarem
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:49 pm
drive for about 57 minutes

6:46 pm  Parque das Nações
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:46 pm
drive for about 10 minutes

7:56 pm  arrive in Lisbon
eat at Pastéis de Belém
stay at Memmo Alfama Hotel Lisboa

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Porto to Lisbon questions

profile  Scott asked:
must see places/activities from start to end  (1 answer)

profile  Shane from Virginia Beach asked:
Have 3-4 weeks to unwind on a budget. Should I go to Lisbon or Porto?  (13 answers)

profile  Clara asked:
Porto or Lisbon for CULTURE/NATURE/PARTIES/BEACH/GOODVIBES for 2 girls  (5 answers)

profile  pamela from Los Angeles asked:
Hotel Recommendations under $150.00 a night  (1 answer)

Where should I stop along the way?

Aveiro  (10 answers)
    questions about Aveiro:
        English speaker working in Aveiro, Portugal

Coimbra  (13 answers)
    questions about Coimbra:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Coimbra?

Alcobaca  (8 answers)


Parque das Nações  (18 mentions)

Where's the best place to stay in Lisbon?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Lisbon.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Memmo Alfama Hotel Lisboa, which was mentioned 6 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Lisbon? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Lisbon?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Pastéis de Belém, which was mentioned 11 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Café A Brasileira  (5 mentions)
Cervejaria Ramiro  (5 mentions)
Pensão Amor  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Lisbon? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Lisbon?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Alfama  (23 mentions)
Torre de Belém  (16 mentions)
Parque das Nações  (15 mentions)
Jerónimos Monastery  (15 mentions)
Castelo de São Jorge  (14 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Lisbon. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Lisbon?  (7 answers)

profile  Brian from Atlanta asked:
Where to live for 3 months in Lisbon  (6 answers)

profile  Janine from Seattle asked:
Best modes of transportation in Lisbon?  (6 answers)

profile  Jen from Los Angeles asked:
Best day trip options from Lisbon?  (5 answers)

profile  Benedict from asked:
Must do/visit/eat during 3 day visit  (5 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Lisbon.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Lisbon to Porto drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Porto? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Porto.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Porto to Lisbon. Or get a full Porto to Lisbon flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Porto well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Porto!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 196 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 4 minutes
107 Porto travel answers
10 Aveiro travel answers
13 Coimbra travel answers
8 Alcobaca travel answers
1 Santarem travel answer
276 Lisbon travel answers


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