By Train -- Trains run from Porto's Estação de Trindade, Rua Alferes Malheiro (tel. 22/200-48-33), several times daily, taking 35 minutes each way, costing 3€ ($3.90) per person for a one-way ticket.

By Bus -- Buses leave Porto from the Auto Viação do Minho, Rua Régulo Megauanha (tel. 22/200-61-21). Three or four buses a day make the 40-minute trip. Tickets cost 3€ ($3.90).

By Car -- From Porto, head north along IC-1.

Visitor Information

Vila do Conde Tourist Office is at Rua do 25 de Abril 103 (tel. 25/224-84-73; It's open September to June Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 1pm and 2:30 to 5:30pm; July and August daily 9am to 7pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.