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There are 4 ways to get from Valença to Arcade by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Valenca to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Arcade Re

€13 - €17

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Bus via Vigo  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Areas to Vigo Xg883
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Arcade

€6 - €8

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Valença Do Minho to Pontevedra

€11 - €16

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Valença to Arcade 40.8 km

€4 - €6

Valença to Arcade by train

The train journey time between Valença and Arcade is around 1h 58m and covers a distance of around 61 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 58m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Valença to Arcade train service departs from Valenca and arrives in Arcade. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 58m
Fastest train time:
1h 58m
Train distance:
61 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:56
Last train departs at:
09:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Valença to Arcade train 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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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Brazil and South Africa

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, India and Namibia
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Arcade is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Arcade is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Arcade 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valença to Arcade is to drive which costs €4 - €6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valença to Arcade is to drive which costs €4 - €6 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valença to Arcade. However, there are services departing from Areas and arriving at Arcade via Vigo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Valença to Arcade. However, there are services departing from Valenca and arriving at Arcade via Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Valença and Arcade is 35 km. The road distance is 40.8 km.

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The best way to get from Valença to Arcade without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs €13 - €17.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Valença to Arcade, including transfers.

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Valença to Arcade bus services, operated by Lugove, depart from Areas station.

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Valença to Arcade train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Valenca station.

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The best way to get from Valença to Arcade is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs €13 - €17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €16 and takes 2h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Valença to Arcade.
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  • Distance: 35.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Valença, Portugal and Arcade, Spain?

You can take a train from Valença to Arcade via Vigo Guixar in around 2h 3m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Valença Do Minho to Pontevedra once daily. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 1h 15m.

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 Valenca to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Arcade
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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 Valença Do Minho to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
alsa.com
Lugove
Phone
646 34 92 24
Website
lugove.gal
Bus from Areas to Vigo
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4
Schedules at
lugove.gal
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Arcade
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Valença to Arcade bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Arcade station.

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Arcade is 1h ahead of Valença. It is currently 6:17 PM in Valença and 7:17 PM in Arcade.

Valença to Arcade train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Arcade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valença to Arcade is 41 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Valença to Arcade.

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