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There are 5 ways to get from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO) by bus, car, towncar or train

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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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Verín to Vigo

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Bus via Braga

  1. Take the bus from Chaves to Braga
  2. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo

Drive

  1. Drive from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Chaves to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Vigo

Towncar, train

  1. Take a town car from Chaves to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Valença
  3. Take the train from Valenca to Vigo Guixar
Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vigo Airport (VGO) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vigo Airport (VGO) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vigo Airport (VGO) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO) is to bus via Braga which costs €16 - €26 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO) is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 52m.

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The distance between Chaves and Vigo Airport (VGO) is 110 km. The road distance is 179.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO) without a car is to bus which takes 5h 18m and costs €55 - €75.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO), including transfers.

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Vigo Airport (VGO) is 1h ahead of Chaves. It is currently 3:30 AM in Chaves and 4:30 AM in Vigo Airport (VGO).

Yes, the driving distance between Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO) is 179 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO).

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There are 212+ hotels available in Vigo Airport (VGO). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chaves to Vigo Airport (VGO).
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  • Distance: 110.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Chaves, Portugal and Vigo Airport (VGO), Spain?

Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Verín to Vigo once daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valenca to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Verin to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Email
info@monbus.es
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Verín to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Schedules at
monbus.es
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Verin to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
alsa.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chaves to Braga
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Chaves to Braga
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Chaves to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€140 - €170
More information at
VMTransfers
Towncar from Porto Airport to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€140 - €170
More information at
VMTransfers
Towncar from Porto Airport to Valença
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€110 - €140
More information at
VMTransfers

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