There is 1 way to get from Portbou to Medes Islands by train or bus
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Portbou to Medes Islands by train and bus
The journey time between Portbou and Medes Islands is around 2h 12m and covers a distance of around 73 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Ampsa Autocars, the Portbou to Medes Islands service departs from Port-Bou and arrives in L'Estartit. Typically 54 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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The distance between Portbou and Medes Islands is 42 km.
The best way to get from Portbou to Medes Islands without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 12m and costs .
It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Portbou to Medes Islands, including transfers.
There are 509+ hotels available in Medes Islands. Prices start at €100 per night.
What companies run services between Portbou, Spain and Medes Islands, Spain?
There is no direct connection from Portbou to Medes Islands. However, you can take the train to San Jordi, take the walk to Sant Jordi Desvalls - Estació, then take the bus to L'Estartit.
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.
Train from Port-Bou to San Jordi
- Ave. Duration
- 43 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- €7 - €10
- Renfe Viajeros
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