By plane: Vigo’s Airport
Peinador Airport is the one serving Vigo and is under 15 km from the city. Once you’ve landed, you can take a taxi or bus to the city centre.
More information: www.aena.es
Taxi telephone number: (+34) 986 470 000
Urban bus lines: L9A
• Website with routes and timetables: www.vitrasa.es
• Passenger Helpline: (+34) 986 20 74 74
Other nearby airports
• Lavacolla Airport in Santiago de Compostela (approx. 100 km.)
• Alvedro Airport in La Coruña (approx. 150 Km.)
• Sà Carneiro International Airport in Oporto – Portugal (approx. 150 Km.)
By train: Vigo Railways Station
Vigo has two railway stations: URZÁIZ where departs the AVE (Spain’s high-speed train), and GUIXAR, located in Areal St., bouth of them right in the city centre.
By car or bus
The most common way of travelling to Vigo is by car. The city’s good connections make it easy to get to Vigo on the motorway from Madrid, Santiago, A Coruña and Porto.
There are three main motorway entry routes:
The Autovía del Noroeste (A-6) and the Autovía das Rías Baixas (A-52) motorways connect Vigo and Madrid. There is a distance of 667 kilometres (413 miles), which can be covered in approximately six hours.
If you’re travelling to Vigo from Portugal, you can take the A-3 motorway, which links Porto, Lisbon and Braga with the Spanish border and then take AP-9 and A-55, which will take you straight to the centre of Vigo.
Lastly, the best option to drive around Galicia is the Autopista del Atlántico motorway (AP9), linking Vigo and A Coruña passing through Pontevedra and Santiago de Compostela.
Getting to Vigo by bus is also a possibility. There are direct bus lines to Vigo from Madrid, Barcelona, Asturias, Bilbao, Irún, San Sebastián, Zaragoza, Extremadura and Andalusia. Furthermore, there are international bus lines that will take you to Vigo from Portugal, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Denmark and Germany.
Vigo bus Station is on the Avenida de Madrid, approximately 3 km from the Conference Centre. For information about the coach arrivals and departures, you should visit the Vigo Coach Station official website where you will find all the necessary information to arrange your journey.
• Vigo Bus Station
• C/ Avenida de Madrid, 57
• Telephone number: (+34) 986 373 411
• Web: www.vigobus.com