Travel info

Vigo is easily accessible thanks to a complete network of infrastructure linking the city to the main centres of population in Galicia and the Iberian Peninsula, and even abroad. Its Atlantic port, airport, motorways, dual carriageways and railway provide a range of transportation to suit all preferences and possibilities.

By plane
Vigo Airport (VGO) is located 10 kms distance from the city centre. Scheduled flights are offered to and from Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca, Gran Canaria, Tenerife Norte, Sevilla and Málaga. A taxi from the airport to the conference/hotel area is around 22 EUR.

  • Connections with the city centre:
    • Urban bus: line L-A, its stop is right in front of the terminal.
    • Taxi: the taxi rank is also right next to the exit of the terminal

  • Alternatives:
    • Santiago-Rosalía de Castro Airport (SCQ), in the nearby town of Santiago de Compostela, which receives national and international flights operated both by regular and low-cost companies. Santiago is 1h 30min distance from Vigo by bus or train.
    • Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO) in Oporto (Portugal). Oporto is 150 kms (approx. 2-3 hours) away from Vigo by bus or train.

By bus
The bus station (“Estación Intermodal de Vigo”) is located in Plaza Estación 1. Apart from nearby destinations (several daily connections with Ourense, Pontevedra, Santiago or A Coruña), other national destinations include Madrid, Barcelona, Asturias, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Irún, Pamplona, Zaragoza, Extremadura and Andalucía. There are also international routes to and from Portugal (Porto, Lisbon, Algarve), France, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Germany and Great Britain. Further information here and here.

By train
The train stations are located in the city centre, close to the port (Vigo-Guixar in Areal street and Vigo-Urzáiz in Urzáiz street). Apart from nearby destinations (several daily connections with Ourense, Pontevedra, Santiago, A Coruña, Porto), there are daily express services, “Talgo” and “AVE-long distance” trains to Madrid and Barcelona, as well as direct trains to León, Irún and Ponferrada. For information on timetables, destinations and tickets visit

By road
Vigo has three main access roads:

  • The Rías Baixas highway links the city to Madrid (A52-A6).
  • The Atlantic highway (A55) runs from Vigo to the North of Portugal, via Tui, Braga and Porto, thereafter linking with Lisbon and Portugal’s network of motorways.
  • The Atlantic highway (AP9) also links the city with the north of Galicia, via Pontevedra, Santiago and A Coruña.

How to move around Vigo
By bus
Bus service run by Vitrasa with lines covering almost the whole municipality. Their website offers a route’s calculator for travellers to find the best travel options.
By taxi
Telephones: (+34) 986 272 829, (+34) 986 123 123 and (+34) 986 470 000. Whatsapp: (+34) 604 002 101. Consult rates here.