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How to get from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra

Located in northwest Spain, Pontevedra is a historical city, famous for its Gothic Santa María la Mayor Basilica and well-preserved Old Town. To truly soak up all the history of this beautiful city, be sure to visit the 12th-century Cistercian monastery, Mosteiro de Santa María de Armenteira, and the Sexto Edificio museum, with its incredible Galician art.

There are two ways to get from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra; taxi or bus. Taking an airport taxi or private transfer will take around 30 minutes to reach Pontevedra, and a local cab will cost approximately €50. The Monbus will take closer to 50 minutes to reach the historic city but will cost just €2.60 per person.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €50 30min 24/7
Bus €5.20 50min 11:45–20:00

How to get from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra by taxi

The only way to get directly from Vigo Airport to the door of your accommodation in Pontevedra is to take a taxi. The journey time in an airport taxi or private transfer is just 30 minutes and you’ll be conveniently dropped off directly at the door of your accommodation.

How much is a taxi from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra?

Unfortunately, the local Vigo taxi drivers don’t offer fixed fares for this particular journey. Your fare will be calculated by a taximeter instead. The average cost of a taxi from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra will be around €50, but this price may change.

To secure a set fare you can rely on, we suggest pre-booking your rides with a trusted international company such as Welcome Pickups.



Trip Duration

30 Min.

*Prices are subject to change unless you pre-book your taxi.

Value for Money

Taxis run 24/7 from Vigo Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Vigo Airport?

Taxis are located just outside of the Arrivals Hall at Vigo Airport. You will see the taxi rank as you exit the main terminal building.


No matter what time you land, taking a taxi is a quick and easy transfer option. There’s no need to wait around in the searing Spanish sun or try to collect change in the local currency to pay for your transfer. Instead, you can stroll out of the airport, hop into a private vehicle and make your way directly to Pontevedra in 30 minutes.

Editor’s Note

It's customary for local Vigo Airport taxi drivers to charge for every large suitcase after the first one. This charge will be €0.65 per luggage.

Useful Tips

Ensure your driver resets the taximeter before you begin your journey to Pontevedra.
You can fit up to 4 passengers in a standard Vigo Taxi.
There will be an airport surcharge added to your final fare.

How to get from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra by bus

There’s a company called Monbus that provides a bus from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra twice a day at 11:45 and 20:00. The journey on the Monbus will take around 50 minutes and the cost of a single ticket will be €2.60.

How much is the bus from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra?

The cost of a single ticket on the Monbus is €2.60. You can purchase your tickets from the driver or online in advance. If you purchase your ticket online, you can save up to 50% on the fare.



Trip Duration

50 Min.

*There's a waiting time of up to 8 hours for the Monbus.

Value for Money

The Monbus leaves at 11:45 and 20:00 during the week and only at 12:30 on the weekends.

Where do I find the bus at Vigo Airport?

The bus stops are located around a 5-minute walk from the Arrivals Hall. Once you have collected your luggage, follow the signs for “Ground Transportation”, then look for the stop with the Monbus logo.


Although an affordable transfer option, as the Monbus only leaves twice a day during the week and once a day on the weekends, you could have an extremely long wait for your transfer. Once you reach Pontevedra, you will also need to find alternate transport to reach your hotel, which adds both time and cost to your transfer.


Editor’s Note

Be sure to check whether the Monbus schedule lines up with your flight or not, as the buses only leave twice a day during the week and once on a weekend.

Useful Tips

There's luggage storage below the bus for large items.
Purchasing your ticket in advance can save you up to 50%.
During peak travel seasons, the buses fill quickly; be sure to book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Frequently asked questions

How far is Pontevedra from Vigo Airport?

The distance from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra is around 30 km. It will take 30 minutes to reach Pontevedra in a Vigo taxi and around 50 minutes if you take the more cost-effective Monbus.

How do I get from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra?

To get from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra, you can either take a taxi or the bus. An airport taxi will cost around €50 and will take 30 minutes to reach your accommodation in Pontevedra. The Monbus, on the other hand, is more budget-friendly, at €2.60 per traveller, but takes closer to 50 minutes to reach Pontevedra, not including wait times.

What’s the taxi fare from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra?

There’s no fixed fare for taking a local taxi from Vigo Airport to Pontevedra. You will be charged using a taximeter and the average fare is €50. However, you can secure a competitive set fare for your transfer by booking in advance with Welcome Pickups.

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