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There are 5 ways to get from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Viana do Castelo 1006

€13 - €17

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Pampilhosa to Viana Do Castelo 831

€14 - €20

Taxi  •  1h 50m

  1. Take a taxi from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo 178.5 km

€95 - €120

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo 178.5 km

€21 - €35

Towncar  •  2h 36m

  1. Take a town car from Buçaco to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Viana do Castelo

€176 - €227

Bussaco to Viana do Castelo by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Bussaco and Viana do Castelo is around 5h 16m and covers a distance of around 216 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 10m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal and FlixBus, the Bussaco to Viana do Castelo service departs from Luso-Bucaco and arrives in Viana do Castelo. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 16m
Fastest journey time:
4h 10m
Journey distance:
216 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:05
Last service departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bussaco to Viana do Castelo train, walk and bus schedules

Bussaco → Viana do Castelo
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Viana do Castelo is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Viana do Castelo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Viana do Castelo is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo is to bus which costs €12 - €18 and takes 4h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo is to taxi which costs €95 - €120 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo. However, there are services departing from Luso-Bucaco and arriving at Viana Do Castelo via Pampilhosa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Bussaco and Viana do Castelo is 150 km. The road distance is 178.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo without a car is to bus which takes 4h 1m and costs €12 - €18.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo, including transfers.

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Bussaco to Viana do Castelo train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Pampilhosa station.

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The best way to get from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo is to bus which takes 4h 1m and costs €12 - €18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €13 - €20 and takes 4h 12m.

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Bussaco to Viana do Castelo train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Viana Do Castelo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bussaco to Viana do Castelo is 179 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo.

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Map of how to get from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo.
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  • Distance: 149.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Bussaco, Portugal and Viana do Castelo, Portugal?

FlixBus operates a bus from Coimbra to Viana do Castelo twice daily. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Pampilhosa to Viana Do Castelo once daily. Tickets cost €13 - €19 and the journey takes 3h.

Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Pampilhosa to Viana Do Castelo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€13 - €19
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Coimbra to Viana do Castelo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Buçaco to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€110 - €140
More information at
VMTransfers
Towncar from Porto Airport to Viana do Castelo
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€60 - €80
More information at
VMTransfers
Taxi from Bussaco to Viana do Castelo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Praça de Táxis da República
Phone
+351 239 822 287
Politáxis Praça 25 De Abril S. José
Phone
+351 239 499 090
Central de Radio Taxis de Coimbra
Phone
+351 239 499 090

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