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There are 3 ways to get from Vale de Prazeres to Porto by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Covilha to Porto CitiExpress / ...

15€ - 19€

2 alternative options

Train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Entroncamento Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic / ...

27€ - 40€

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Vale de Prazeres to Porto 271.3 km

30€ - 50€

Vale de Prazeres to Porto by trains

The train journey time between Vale de Prazeres and Porto is around 6h 7m and covers a distance of around 387 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 19m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Vale de Prazeres to Porto train service departs from Vale De Prazeres and arrives in Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas. Typically 22 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 7m
Fastest train time:
5h 19m
Trains per week:
22
Cheapest price:
27€
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:21
Last train departs at:
18:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vale de Prazeres to Porto train schedules

Vale de Prazeres → Porto
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Porto is to bus, which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Porto is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vale de Prazeres to Porto. However, there are services departing from Vale De Prazeres and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas via Castelo Branco and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between Vale de Prazeres and Porto is 153 km. The road distance is 271.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Porto without a car is to bus which takes 5h 33m and costs 15€ - 20€.

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

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Vale de Prazeres to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Castelo Branco station.

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The best way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Porto is to bus which takes 5h 33m and costs 15€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 6h 23m.

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Vale de Prazeres to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vale de Prazeres to Porto is 271 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Vale de Prazeres to Porto.

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Map of how to get from Vale de Prazeres to Porto.
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  • Distance: 152.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Vale de Prazeres, Portugal and Porto, Portugal?

Citi Express operates a bus from Covilha to Porto every 4 hours. Tickets cost 13€ - 16€ and the journey takes 3h 55m. Rede Expressos also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vale de Prazeres to Porto via Castelo Branco and Entroncamento in around 6h 23m.

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 Castelo Branco to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
8€ - 13€
Train from Entroncamento to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
16€ - 23€
Bus operators
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Covilha to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Schedules at
Citi Express
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 Covilha to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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