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Train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro Ic
  2. Take the train from Faro to Vila Real De Santo Antonio Re

€49 - €68

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Bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Vila Real S Antonio RedeExpressos

€22 - €27

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Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António 596.5 km

€65 - €110

Fly Porto to Faro, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO
  2. Take the train from Faro to Vila Real De Santo Antonio

€29 - €101

Train to Lisbon, fly to Faro, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO
  3. Take the train from Faro to Vila Real De Santo Antonio

€69 - €197

Fly Porto to Lisbon, train  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
  3. Take the train from Faro to Vila Real De Santo Antonio

€57 - €164

Fly Porto to Sevilla, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Sevilla (SVQ) OPO - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Vila Real Santo Antonio

€44 - €149

Porto to Vila Real de Santo António by train

The train journey time between Porto and Vila Real de Santo António is around 7h 1m and covers a distance of around 683 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 1m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Porto to Vila Real de Santo António train service departs from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arrives in Vila Real De Santo Antonio. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 1m
Fastest train time:
7h 1m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€49
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:37
Last train departs at:
14:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Vila Real de Santo António train schedules

Porto → Vila Real de Santo António
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
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Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vila Real de Santo António is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vila Real de Santo António is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vila Real de Santo António is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António is to bus which costs €22 - €27 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António is to drive which costs €65 - €110 and takes 5h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Vila Real S Antonio. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Vila Real De Santo Antonio via Faro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

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It is 452 km from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António. It is approximately 596.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António without a car is to train which takes 7h 54m and costs €45 - €70.

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It takes approximately 7h 54m to get from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António, including transfers.

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Porto to Vila Real de Santo António bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Vila Real de Santo António train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António is to train which takes 7h 54m and costs €45 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 9h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António.
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  • Distance: 451.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 54m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal?

You can take a train from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António via Faro in around 7h 54m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Vila Real S Antonio once daily. Tickets cost €22 - €27 and the journey takes 9h 10m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €150
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Porto to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Porto to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Train operators
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 Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€45 - €65
Train from Faro to Vila Real De Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €6
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€23 - €35
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
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 Real S Antonio
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Seville to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Porto to Vila Real de Santo António bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Vila Real S Antonio station.

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Porto to Vila Real de Santo António train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Real De Santo Antonio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Vila Real de Santo António is 596 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Porto to Vila Real de Santo António.

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Ryanair offers flights from Porto Airport to Faro Airport.

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Book your Porto to Vila Real de Santo António bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Vila Real de Santo António. 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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