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There are 7 ways to get from Vigo to Alfama by train, bus, rideshare, car, towncar or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic
  2. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

€38 - €52

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to Lisbon Sete Rios

€20 - €62

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vigo to Lisbon 456 km

€23 - €35

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Vigo to Alfama 456.1 km

€50 - €80

Towncar to Porto, fly  •  4h 54m

  1. Take a town car from Vigo to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS

€170 - €289

Fly from Vigo  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Lisbon (LIS) VGO - LIS

€51 - €142

Towncar, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Take a town car from Vigo to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Fátima
  3. Take the bus from Fátima Bus Terminal to Lisbon

€343 - €429

Vigo to Alfama by train

The train journey time between Vigo and Alfama is around 6h 2m and covers a distance of around 508 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 2m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Comboios De Portugal, the Vigo to Alfama train service departs from Vigo Guixar and arrives in Lisboa - Santa Apolonia. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 2m
Fastest train time:
6h 2m
Train distance:
508 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€38
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:58
Last train departs at:
08:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vigo to Alfama train schedules

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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
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  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alfama is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Alfama 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.

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The cost-effective way to get from Vigo to Alfama is to rideshare, which costs €23 - €35 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Vigo to Alfama is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vigo to Alfama. However, there are services departing from Vigo Guixar and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Porto - Campanha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Vigo and Alfama is 393 km. The road distance is 456.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Alfama without a car is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Vigo to Alfama, including transfers.

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Vigo to Alfama train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Vigo Guixar station.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Alfama is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs €35 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €65 and takes 8h 45m, you could also fly, which costs €50 - €150 and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Alfama is 1h behind Vigo. It is currently 12:21 PM in Vigo and 11:21 AM in Alfama.

Map of how to get from Vigo to Alfama.
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  • Distance: 393 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Vigo, Spain and Alfama, Portugal?

You can take a train from Vigo to Alfama via Porto - Campanha in around 6h 10m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Vigo to Lisbon Sete Rios 3 times a day. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 8h 30m. Rede Expressos also services this route once daily.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
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 Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€24 - €35
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 Vigo to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
alsa.com
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 Vigo to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Schedules at
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Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Fátima Bus Terminal to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
RenEX
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Fatima to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Schedules at
Citi Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vigo to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Book at
blablacar.es
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€140 - €180
More information at
VMTransfers
Towncar from Porto Airport to Fátima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€190 - €240
More information at
VMTransfers

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Vigo to Alfama train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vigo to Alfama is 456 km. It takes approximately 4h 25m to drive from Vigo to Alfama.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1186+ hotels available in Alfama. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vigo and Alfama. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Vigo Airport is to shuttle which takes 32 min and costs .

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