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There are 4 ways to get from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei by train, bus or car

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Viana Do Castelo to Valenca Re / ...

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Bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Viana Castelo to Valenca RedeExpressos / ...

2 alternative options

Train via Vigo Guixar  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Viana Do Castelo to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Guillarey Alv / ...

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei 70 km

Viana do Castelo to Guillarei by train

The train journey time between Viana do Castelo and Guillarei is around 4h 54m and covers a distance of around 128 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h. The fastest train normally takes 4h 54m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Viana do Castelo to Guillarei train service departs from Viana Do Castelo and arrives in Guillarey. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 54m
Layover time:
3h
Total time:
4h 54m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 54m
Train distance:
128 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:15
Last train departs at:
09:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Viana do Castelo to Guillarei train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei is to bus which costs €4 - €13 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei. However, there are services departing from Viana Do Castelo and arriving at Guillarey via Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Viana do Castelo and Guillarei is 46 km. The road distance is 70 km.

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The best way to get from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei without a car is to train via Vigo Guixar which takes 2h 54m and costs €17 - €22.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei, including transfers.

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Viana do Castelo to Guillarei train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Viana Do Castelo station.

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The best way to get from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei is to train which takes 57 min and costs €4 - €12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €4 - €13 and takes 1h 7m.

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Guillarei is 1h ahead of Viana do Castelo. It is currently 9:50 AM in Viana do Castelo and 10:50 AM in Guillarei.

Viana do Castelo to Guillarei train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Guillarey station.

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Map of how to get from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei.
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  • Distance: 45.6 km
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Viana do Castelo, Portugal and Guillarei, Spain?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Viana Do Castelo to Valenca every 3 hours. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 50 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Viana Castelo to Valenca every 4 hours. Tickets cost €8 - €11 and the journey takes 1h. Three other operators also service this route.

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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Viana Do Castelo to Valenca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€3 - €5
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Viana Do Castelo to Valenca
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Viana Do Castelo to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Guillarey
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viana Castelo to Valenca
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Auto Viação do Minho
Phone
258 800 340
Email
geral@avminho.pt
Website
avminho.pt
Bus from Viana do Castelo to Valença
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
avminho.pt
Grupo AVIC
Email
avictransportes@avic.pt
Website
avic.pt
Bus from Viana do Castelo to Valença
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
avic.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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Viana do Castelo to Valença do Minho
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Viana do Castelo to Guillarei is 70 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Viana do Castelo to Guillarei.

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