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There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria by train, bus, towncar or car

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Train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Puebla De Sanabria Alv

€33 - €41

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Vila Pouca Aguiar RedeExpressos
  2. Take the bus from Vila Pouca de Aguiar to Puebla de Sanabria N1153

€19 - €24

2 alternative options

Towncar, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Chaves
  2. Take the bus from Chaves to Puebla de Sanabria N1153

€150 - €183

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria 247.4 km

€28 - €45

Porto to Puebla de Sanabria by train

The train journey time between Porto and Puebla de Sanabria is around 8h 23m and covers a distance of around 444 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 23m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Porto to Puebla de Sanabria train service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Puebla De Sanabria. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 23m
Fastest train time:
8h 23m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€33
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:13
Last train departs at:
08:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Puebla de Sanabria train schedules

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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
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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
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Puebla de Sanabria is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Puebla de Sanabria is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Puebla de Sanabria 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 cheapest way to get from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria is to bus which costs €19 - €25 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Puebla de Sanabria via Vila Pouca de Aguiar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Puebla De Sanabria via Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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The distance between Porto and Puebla de Sanabria is 193 km. The road distance is 247.4 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria without a car is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs €30 - €45.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria, including transfers.

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Porto to Puebla de Sanabria bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Puebla de Sanabria train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs €30 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €25 and takes 5h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria.
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  • Distance: 192.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Puebla de Sanabria, Spain?

You can take a train from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria via Vigo Guixar in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria via Vila Pouca Aguiar and Vila Pouca de Aguiar in around 5h 40m.

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
Train from Vigo Guixar to Puebla De Sanabria
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 to Vila Pouca Aguiar
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Vila Pouca de Aguiar to Puebla de Sanabria
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chaves to Puebla de Sanabria
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Chaves
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€140 - €170
More information at
VMTransfers

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Porto to Puebla de Sanabria bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Puebla de Sanabria station.

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Puebla de Sanabria is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 4:21 AM in Porto and 5:21 AM in Puebla de Sanabria.

Porto to Puebla de Sanabria train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Puebla De Sanabria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Puebla de Sanabria is 247 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Porto to Puebla de Sanabria.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Puebla de Sanabria. Prices start at €75 per night.

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