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There are 6 ways to get from Porto to Ávila by bus, night train, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Ávila N795

$29 - $70

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Bus, night train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Vilar Formoso Centro
  2. Take the night train from Vilar Formoso to Avila Hot / ...

$53 - $77

Train, night train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra-B to Salamanca Hot
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Avila Ir

$51 - $91

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Ávila 282.8 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Porto, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Avila

$37 - $170

Train to Vigo, fly, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Madrid (MAD) VGO - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Avila

$65 - $254

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Ávila is to bus which costs 25€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Ávila is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto - Casa da Música and arriving at Ávila. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Ávila. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Avila via Coimbra-B and Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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The distance between Porto and Ávila is 333 km. The road distance is 452.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Ávila without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 13 min and costs 25€ - 60€.

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The bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Ávila takes 8 h 13 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Porto to Ávila bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Porto - Casa da Música station.

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Porto to Ávila train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Ávila.
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  • Distance: 208.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Ávila, Spain?

InterNorte operates a bus from Porto to Ávila 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 8 h 13 min. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Vilar Formoso to Avila
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $17
Night train from Coimbra-B to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
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
Night train from Vilar Formoso to Ávila
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Avila
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Avila
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Ávila
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
internorte.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto, Porto to Avila, Ávila
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.viageos.com
Bus from Porto to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
barquense.com

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Porto to Ávila bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Ávila station.

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Ávila is 1 h ahead of Porto. It is currently 12:42 AM in Porto and 1:42 AM in Ávila.

Porto to Ávila train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Avila station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Ávila is 453 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Porto to Ávila.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Porto to Ávila bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Ávila. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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