How to arrive.
The geographical situation of Pontevedra, provincial capital, and capital of the Rías Baixas, is absolutely privileged, and well linked through a good quality net of infrastructures that connect the city with the main Galician, Spanish and insular cities.
Pontevedra is linked through the highway Autopista del Atlántico AP9, which communicates the coastal areas of Galicia from North to South, crossing the most important cities of the region.
From Portugal, the A-3 communicates Portuguese cities like Lisboa, Braga or Oporto with the AP-9 that reaches to Pontevedra.
The divided highway of Las Rías Baixas (A-52) links Pontevedra with the central plateau and Madrid.
The fast road VR4.1 will take you to the ría of Arousa in 25 minutes, in a journey of 26 km.
Galicia has 3 airports that will simplify your trip, to make it fast and enjoyable: the airport of Peinador, in Vigo, 30 km away from Pontevedra: the Lavacolla airport in Santiago de Compostela, 75 km away, and the Alvedro airport, in A Coruña, 134 km away from the capital city of Pontevedra. All the airports are linked with the highway and reach the city of Pontevedra.
The regional train net links Pontevedra with the main Galician cities. There are daily connections with Madrid and Barcelona, as well as multiple combinations with other Spanish and Portuguese cities.
You can get to Pontevedra by bus thanks to the multiple connections existing with Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao-San Sebastián- Irún, Asturias and Cantabria, Vitoria and Pamplona, and international routes that connect Pontevedra with Bélgica, Porto, Lisbon, Holland, Germany, Poland, England, France and Morocco.
Vigo: 30 Km by highway (AP-9) - 0h 19m
Sanxenxo: 33 Km by highway (AP-9) and fast road (AG-41) - 0h 27m
Cambados: 27 Km by highway (AP-9) and fast road (AG-41) - 0h 22m
Vilagarcía de Arousa: 30 Km by highway (AP-9) - 0h 22m
Cangas do Morrazo: 36 Km by highway (AP-9)y (PO-1001) - 0h 34m
Tui: 54 Km by highway (AP-9) y (A-55) - 0h 32m
O Grove/A Toxa: 44 Km by highway (AP-9) and fast road (AG-41) - 0h 38m
Santiago de Compostela: 61 Km by highway (AP-9) - 0h 37m
Ourense: 119 Km by highway (AP-9) (A-55) and (A-52) - 1h 15m
A Coruña: 134 Km by highway (AP-9) - 1h 29m
Oporto: 170 Km by highway (AP-9) (A-55) (A-3) and (A-20) - 1h 32m
Lugo: 192 Km by highway (AP-9) and (A-6) - 1h 53m
Lisboa: 473 Km by highway (A-55) and (E-01) - 4h 39m
Madrid: 615 Km by highway (AP-9) (A-52) and (A-6) - 5h 52m
Airport of Peinador (Vigo): 32 Km by highway (AP-9) - 0h 23m
Airport of Lavacolla (Santiago de Compostela): 75 Km by highway (AP-9) y (A-54) - 0h 47m
Airport of Alvedro (A Coruña): 128 Km by highway (AP-9) - 1h 18m