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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Vila Real by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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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Fly, shuttle  •  5 h 49 min

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

$144 - $262

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Bus  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lleida 131
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Vila Real

$81 - $126

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Train Spanish Railways AVE, bus  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to A Gudina A
  3. Take the bus from Gudina to Vila Real

$126 - $174

Train, bus  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valladolid Campo Grande Ic
  2. Take the bus from Valladolid to Vila Real

$149 - $176

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Vila Real 645.9 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Vila Real is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 19 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Vila Real is to fly and shuttle which costs 120€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Vila Real. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Vila Real via Lleida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 9 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Vila Real is 827 km. The road distance is 1033.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vila Real without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 34 min and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Barcelona to Vila Real, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Vila Real bus services, operated by ATM Àrea de Lleida, depart from Barcelona station.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Barcelona to Vila Real bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Vila Real station.

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Vila Real is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 11:58 PM in Barcelona and 10:58 PM in Vila Real.

Map of how to get from Barcelona to Vila Real.
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  • Distance: 517.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Barcelona to Vila Real via Lleida in around 19 h 9 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to A Gudina
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
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
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Valladolid to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
ATM Àrea de Lleida
Phone
+34 (0) 973 273 151
Email
info@atmlleida.cat
Website
atmlleida.cat
Bus from Barcelona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
atmlleida.cat
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 Barcelona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lleida to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
15 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Vila Real is 1033 km. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Barcelona to Vila Real.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Vila Real. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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