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There are 9 ways to get from Porto to Ciudad Real by train, night bus, car, plane, towncar or bus

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Train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central Avn / ...

€68 - €119

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Fly Porto to Madrid, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central

€28 - €147

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Train via Badajoz  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Entroncamento Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz Re
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Ciudad Real-Central

€52 - €70

Night bus, train  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the night bus from Porto to Madrid N795
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central Avn / ...

€47 - €84

Drive  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from Porto to Ciudad Real 689.8 km

€80 - €120

Train to Vigo, fly to Madrid, train  •  8h 17m

  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-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central

€56 - €192

Fly Porto to Malaga, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Malaga (AGP) OPO - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Ciudad Real-Central

€65 - €241

Fly Porto to Sevilla, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Sevilla (SVQ) OPO - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Ciudad Real-Central

€54 - €201

Towncar, bus  •  11h 41m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Ciudad Real 628

Porto to Ciudad Real by train and walk

The journey time between Porto and Ciudad Real is around 31h 25m and covers a distance of around 997 km. The fastest journey normally takes 31h 25m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe Cercanias and Renfe AVE, the Porto to Ciudad Real service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Ciudad Real-Central. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
31h 25m
Fastest journey time:
31h 25m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:13
Last service departs at:
08:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Ciudad Real train and walk schedules

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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
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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ciudad Real is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ciudad Real is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ciudad Real 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 Ciudad Real is to fly and train, which costs €28 - €150 and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Ciudad Real is to fly and train which costs €28 - €150 and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Ciudad Real. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Ciudad Real-Central via Vigo Urzaiz, Chamartin and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 59m.

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The distance between Porto and Ciudad Real is 465 km. The road distance is 689.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Ciudad Real without a car is to train which takes 10h 59m and costs €65 - €120.

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It takes approximately 10h 59m to get from Porto to Ciudad Real, including transfers.

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

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

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Ciudad Real is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 6:43 AM in Porto and 7:43 AM in Ciudad Real.

Porto to Ciudad Real train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Ciudad Real-Central station.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Ciudad Real.
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  • Distance: 465.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 59m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Ciudad Real, Spain?

You can take a train from Porto to Ciudad Real via Vigo Guixar, Vigo Urzaiz, Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha in around 10h 59m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Porto to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €85
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€12 - €75
Flights from Porto to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€9 - €180
Flights from Porto to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €130
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Porto to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €220
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.

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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
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Badajoz to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €45
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€17 - €23
Promo+
€22 - €25
Flexible
€30 - €45
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€35 - €45
Promo+
€40 - €44
Flexible
€55 - €75
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€30 - €40
Promo+
€36 - €39
Flexible
€50 - €65
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 Porto - Campanha to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€16 - €23
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
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
Night bus from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AISA
Phone
+34 (0) 902198788
Website
aisa-grupo.com
Bus from Madrid to Ciudad Real
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
aisa-grupo.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€500 - €650
More information at
VMTransfers

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Ciudad Real is 690 km. It takes approximately 7h 18m to drive from Porto to Ciudad Real.

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

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There are 50+ hotels available in Ciudad Real. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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