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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to Tres Cantos by plane, train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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Fly from Porto  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD

€14 - €102

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Train to Vigo, fly  •  5h 57m

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

€42 - €147

Bus  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Madrid

€47 - €62

Train via Intercambiador De Plaza Castilla  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Madrid-Chamartin Alv

€56 - €74

Train  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin Alv

€49 - €67

Night bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Porto to Madrid Barajas Airport N795

€30 - €40

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Porto to Tres Cantos 558.2 km

€65 - €95

Towncar  •  9h 14m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Madrid 570.7 km

€518 - €672

Porto to Tres Cantos by train and bus

The journey time between Porto and Tres Cantos is around 13h 37m and covers a distance of around 902 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 6m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Empresa Municipal de Transportes and Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, the Porto to Tres Cantos service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Ctra.M607-Est.Tres Cantos. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 37m
Fastest journey time:
13h 6m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
48 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 Tres Cantos train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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  • 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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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Considerations leaving from Portugal

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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 Tres Cantos is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tres Cantos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tres Cantos 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 Tres Cantos is to fly which costs €14 - €110 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Tres Cantos is to fly which costs €14 - €110 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Tres Cantos. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Av.Parque-Pza.Puerta Madrid via Av.Hispanidad-Aeropuerto T4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Tres Cantos. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Tres Cantos via Vigo Urzaiz and Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 7m.

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The distance between Porto and Tres Cantos is 417 km. The road distance is 558.2 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Tres Cantos without a car is to bus which takes 8h 47m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Porto to Tres Cantos, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Porto to Tres Cantos is to fly which takes 4h 2m and costs €14 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 8h 47m, you could also train via Intercambiador De Plaza Castilla, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 9h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Tres Cantos.
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  • Distance: 416.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain?

Air Europa, Ryanair and Iberia fly from Porto to Tres Cantos 4 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Oporto to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 8h.

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
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
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 Guixar to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
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
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 Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
alsa.com
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 Barajas Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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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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Porto to Tres Cantos bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid Barajas Airport station.

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Tres Cantos is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 7:43 AM in Porto and 8:43 AM in Tres Cantos.

Porto to Tres Cantos train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Tres Cantos is 558 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Porto to Tres Cantos.

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

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There are 1468+ hotels available in Tres Cantos. 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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