How to travel from Montpellier to Vila Real

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Travel Information between Montpellier and Vila Real

distanceDistance611 miles (986 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeBus • $50 (€45) • 20 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 611 miles (986 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Vila Real from Montpellier. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Montpellier to Vila Real.

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International travel from Montpellier, France to Vila Real, Portugal is: Partially open.

Can I enter Portugal if coming from France?

Entry into Portugal is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vila Real if traveling from Montpellier?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to 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)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

What measures do I need to follow in Vila Real, Portugal due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Portugal must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/27/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Montpellier to Vila Real.

The restriction level for your return to Montpellier, France from Portugal is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Montpellier from Vila Real restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Montpellier from Vila Real?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to 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)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Montpellier, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 7/4/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Montpellier from Vila Real closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Montpellier to Vila Real: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Vila Real from Montpellier is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vila Real:

Taking a ferry is about $50 (€45) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€45) for this route.

A ferry is generally $2 (€2) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $2 (€2) from Montpellier to Vila Real.

A ferry is generally $8 (€7) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $8 (€7) from Montpellier to Vila Real.

The fastest way to get to Vila Real from Montpellier is by bus with an average travel time of 20 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Vila Real can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 55 min   on average.

Vila Real is approximately 611 miles (986 km) away from Montpellier.

The average frequency per day from Montpellier to Vila Real is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Montpellier and Vila Real as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Montpellier to Vila Real:

  • Buses from Montpellier to Vila Real most often leave from Montpellier, Rue de la Madeleine (Sabines) and arrive in Vila Real, Rua Doutor António Valente (Terminal Rodoviário).
  • Flights from Montpellier to Vila Real most often leave from Montpellier and arrive in Vila Real.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Montpellier to Vila Real, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Vila Real by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Montpellier to Vila Real for $50 (€45).
Many of our customers traveling from Montpellier to Vila Real don't make Vila Real their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Vila Real are Porto, Lisbon or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vila Real to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Montpellier to Vila Real, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $50 (€45) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this trip.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $8 (€7) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Montpellier to Vila Real tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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