There are 5 ways to get from Vigo to Coimbra by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto - Boavista
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Coimbra-B Intercity

$24 - $40

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Coimbra-B Intercity

$24 - $45

Bus Autna  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Coimbra 10

$28 - $38

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to Coimbra

$27 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Vigo to Coimbra 164 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Coimbra is to bus and train which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vigo to Coimbra is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vigo and arriving at Coimbra. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vigo to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Vigo-Guixar and arriving at Coimbra-B via Porto(Campanha). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Vigo and Coimbra is 227 km. The road distance is 262.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Coimbra without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs 20€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Vigo to Coimbra, including transfers.

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Vigo to Coimbra bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Vigo station.

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Vigo to Coimbra train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Vigo-Guixar station.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Coimbra is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs 20€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Vigo to Coimbra.
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  • Distance: 141.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Vigo to Coimbra via Porto(Campanha) in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vigo to Coimbra via Porto, Cordoaria, Batalha, and Porto in around 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

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Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$11 - $18
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto - Boavista
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Coimbra
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Vigo to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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Vigo to Coimbra bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Coimbra station.

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Coimbra is 1 h behind Vigo. It is currently 3:10 AM in Vigo and 2:10 AM in Coimbra.

Vigo to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Coimbra-B station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vigo to Coimbra is 262 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Vigo to Coimbra.

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