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London to Porto Flights
Flights from London
There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.
Getting to the airport
When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.
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Airport in Porto
Porto is a charismatic and unique city, which draws tourists to its elaborate old-world architecture. It is the second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon. Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport, or simply Porto Airport, serves the city of Porto. The state-of-the-art airport is about seven miles north of the city centre and approximately fifteen minutes away from Porto’s top tourist destinations. The airport is a hub to major airlines, such as Air Berlin, Ryanair, SATA International, and easyJet. Porto Airport is the second busiest airport in Portugal, so booking your flights in advance with ebookers ensures you'll get great travel deals to the city.
Transportation from Porto Airport
Taking the Metro Purple Line just outside the terminal is the fastest mode of transport to Porto. The trip to the city centre takes thirty minutes for a single fare of €2.20. The train stops at Estadio do Dragao, the current grounds of F.C. Porto. Local STCP bus lines connect passengers to the city centre for fares starting at €1.50 and can be found outside the arrivals hall. Although it’s more expensive at €20, taxis are the preferred mode of transport if you have several pieces of luggage.
Weather in Porto
Porto has warm, dry summers, and balmy, rainy winters. Summer temperatures are comfortable at 15°C to 25°C, but temperatures can increase to 40°C during heat waves. Winters are pleasantly mild at 6°C to 14°C. The dry season is often cut short by occasional showers, and it is best to visit the city from June to mid-August to avoid the frequent rains.
Major Attractions in Porto
Tourists are drawn to Porto’s historic city centre, baroque-style buildings, and exquisite wines. The historic city centre of Porto is a World Heritage Site, which boasts spectacular interior designs and opulent churches. The Sao Francisco and Santa Clara Church are sure to impress, with over-the-top interiors that are covered with gold. Cais de Ribeira in downtown Porto is the best place to begin your trip as it encompasses the World Heritage area and the old wine cellars at Villa Nova de Gaia. Other famous attractions in Porto include the National Museum Soares dos Reis, Sao Joao National Theatre, Douro Valley, and the shopping centres in Rua de Santa Catarina. Book your flights to Porto on ebookers and prepare to be amazed by the city’s charm and its fabulous sights.
Airports in London , GB
Heathrow airport (LHR)
Distance from City Center: 22.5 kilometers
Gatwick airport (LGW)
Distance from City Center: 39.2 kilometers
Terminals and carriers for flights from LGW to OPO
Terminal Carriers Terminal S TAP Portugal
Stansted airport (STN)
Distance from City Center: 48.6 kilometers
Luton Airport (LTN)
Distance from City Center: 44.2 kilometers
London City Airport (LCY)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 kilometers
Southend airport (SEN)
Distance from City Center: 57.7 kilometers
Airports in Porto , PT
Porto Airport (OPO)
Distance from City Center: 6.5 kilometers
Carriers for flights from LON to OPO
- 2 direct flights are operating from London to Porto today.
- Today’s average time for a direct flight is 2h 20m.
- TAP Portugal flight 331 (06:50 GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today’s earliest available flight from London to Porto.
- TAP Portugal flight 337 (11:40 GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today’s latest available flight from London to Porto.
- Today’s shortest direct flight from London to Porto (TAP Portugal flight 331, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 20m.
- Today’s longest direct flight from London to Porto (TAP Portugal flight 331, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 20m.
Lowest round trip fares by airline from London to Porto
|Airline||Departure||Arrival||Travel dates||Round-trip fares|
|TAP Portugal||LON||OPO||Thu 19 Dec - Sat 28 Dec||€162|
|Lufthansa||LON||OPO||Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul||€277|
|EasyJet||LON||OPO||Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul||€284|
|Iberia||LON||OPO||Thu 19 Dec - Sat 28 Dec||€344|
|SWISS||LON||OPO||Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul||€372|
|Brussels Airlines||LON||OPO||Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul||€400|
|Alitalia||LON||OPO||Sat 21 Dec - Fri 27 Dec||€718|
|Luxair||LON||OPO||Sat 21 Dec - Fri 27 Dec||€1,919|
|Etihad Airways||LON||OPO||Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul||€2,203|
Daily flight schedule for Fri, May 24, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|TAP Portugal||TP331||LGW||11:50||OPO||14:10||319||2hr 20min|
|TAP Portugal||TP337||LGW||16:40||OPO||19:00||320||2hr 20min|