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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Pontevedra

€11 - €23

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 52m

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

€20 - €25

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Porto to Pontevedra (Station) 167.9 km

€16 - €24

Towncar  •  3h 58m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Pontevedra 168.4 km

€161 - €202

Porto to Pontevedra (Station) by bus

The bus journey time between Porto and Pontevedra (Station) is around 3h 30m and covers a distance of around 192 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 30m. Operated by ALSA and Rede Expressos, the Porto to Pontevedra (Station) bus service departs from Oporto and arrives in Pontevedra. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 30m
Fastest bus time:
3h 30m
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
13:00
Last bus departs at:
13:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Pontevedra (Station) bus schedules

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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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
  • Health screen upon arrival
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  • 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
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This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil, India and South Africa
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Rules to follow in Spain

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pontevedra (Station) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pontevedra (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pontevedra (Station) 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 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Pontevedra (Station) is to bus which costs €11 - €23 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Pontevedra (Station) is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oporto and arriving at Pontevedra. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Pontevedra (Station). However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Pontevedra via Vigo Urzaiz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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It is 141 km from Porto to Pontevedra (Station). It is approximately 167.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Porto to Pontevedra (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 3h and costs €11 - €23.

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The bus from Oporto to Pontevedra takes 3h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Porto to Pontevedra (Station) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

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Porto to Pontevedra (Station) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Pontevedra (Station) is to bus which takes 3h and costs €11 - €23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €20 - €26 and takes 3h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Pontevedra (Station).
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  • Distance: 141.4 km
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Pontevedra (Station), Galicia, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Oporto to Pontevedra once daily. Tickets cost €16 - €23 and the journey takes 3h. Rede Expressos also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar once daily. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 2h 22m.

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
Bus operators
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Oporto to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
alsa.com
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Casa da Musica to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€160 - €200
More information at
VMTransfers

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Porto to Pontevedra (Station) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Pontevedra station.

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Pontevedra (Station) is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 3:13 AM in Porto and 4:13 AM in Pontevedra (Station).

Porto to Pontevedra (Station) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Vigo Guixar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Pontevedra (Station) is 168 km. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Porto to Pontevedra (Station).

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