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There are 9 ways to get from Alicante to Vila Real by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Train Spanish Railways AVE, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zamora A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zamora - Estación de Autobuses to Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário

$167 - $225

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Fly Alicante to Santiago de Compostela, train, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) ALC - SCQ
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Gudina
  3. Take the bus from Gudina to Vila Real

$72 - $241

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to A Gudina A
  2. Take the bus from Gudina to Vila Real Ouibus

$107 - $129

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Valladolid
  2. Take the bus from Valladolid to Zamora
  3. Take the bus from Zamora - Estación de Autobuses to Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário

$135 - $176

Bus via Villarrobledo  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
  2. Take the bus from Villarrobledo to Madrid 003
  3. Take the bus from Madrid to Tordesillas
  4. Take the bus from Tordesillas to Vila Real

$90 - $112

Drive  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Vila Real 557.1 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Alicante to Porto, shuttle  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Porto (OPO) ALC - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Vila Real

$192 - $359

Train to Valencia, fly to Porto, shuttle  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Porto (OPO) VLC - OPO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Vila Real

$182 - $351

Train to Madrid, fly to Porto, shuttle  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Vila Real

$202 - $344

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Vila Real is to bus which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 19 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Vila Real is to train and fly and shuttle which costs 150€ - 310€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Vila Real. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário via Valladolid and Zamora - Estación de Autobuses. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 58 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Vila Real is 702 km. The road distance is 891.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Vila Real without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 31 min and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 31 min to get from Alicante to Vila Real, including transfers.

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Alicante to Vila Real bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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There is no direct flight from Alicante Airport to Porto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Alicante to Vila Real bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário station.

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Vila Real is 1 h behind Alicante. It is currently 4:59 AM in Alicante and 3:59 AM in Vila Real.

Map of how to get from Alicante to Vila Real.
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  • Distance: 438.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 31 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Vila Real, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Alicante to Vila Real via Valladolid, Zamora, and Zamora - Estación de Autobuses in around 14 h 58 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Valencia to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
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 Zamora
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to A Gudina
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Gudina
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Zamora - Estación de Autobuses to Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Gudina to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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 Alicante to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
La Regional VSA
Phone
+34 (0) 983 30 30 88
Email
laregionalvsa@laregionalvsa.com
Website
laregionalvsa.com
Bus from Valladolid to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
laregionalvsa.com
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es
Avanza Grupo
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Tordesillas to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Vila Real is 891 km. It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to drive from Alicante to Vila Real.

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Swiss, Air Europa, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Vila Real. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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