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There are 3 ways to get from Porto to Arcade by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic

€20 - €25

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Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Vigo 1783 / ...

€12 - €17

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Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Porto to Arcade 154.8 km

€15 - €22

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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

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil, India and South Africa
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to all arrivals by air

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

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

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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 Arcade is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Arcade is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Arcade 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Porto to Arcade is to bus, which costs €12 - €17 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Arcade is to drive which costs €15 - €22 and takes 1h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Arcade. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Arcade via Vigo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Arcade. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Arcade via Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Porto and Arcade is 133 km. The road distance is 154.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Arcade without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €20 - €26.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Porto to Arcade, including transfers.

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Porto to Arcade bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Arcade train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Arcade is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €20 - €26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €17 and takes 3h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Arcade.
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  • Distance: 132.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar once daily. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Porto to Vigo 4 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Porto to Arcade bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vigo station.

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Arcade is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 11:11 AM in Porto and 12:11 PM in Arcade.

Porto to Arcade train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Vigo Guixar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Arcade is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Porto to Arcade.

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There are 278+ hotels available in Arcade. Prices start at €75 per night.

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