There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Vila Real by plane, bus, shuttle, train 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 to Porto  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Porto (OPO) BCN - OPO

$146 - $264

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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

$128 - $176

3 alternative options

Fly to Vigo, bus, shuttle  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vigo (VGO) BCN - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Vila Real

$152 - $273

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

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 train and bus which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 10 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Vila Real is to fly which costs 120€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 49 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 100€ - 150€.

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

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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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Vila Real is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 12:34 PM in Barcelona and 11:34 AM in Vila Real.

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, Iberia, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Vila Real. Prices start at $61 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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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?

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Vila Real hourly.

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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 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
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
autna.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
$117
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
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

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