How to get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto

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from Santiago de Compostela to Porto

You can get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto on 13 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:30Santiago De Compostela4h48 21:18Porto - Campanha
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£231One-way
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17:30Santiago De Compostela4h48 21:18Porto - Campanha
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£231One-way
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18:00Santiago de Compostela3h25 20:25Porto
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£391One-way
18:00Santiago de Compostela3h54 20:54Porto
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£371One-way
11:30Santiago de Compostela3h25 13:55Porto
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Travel Information between Santiago de Compostela and Porto

distanceDistance119 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £10 • 3 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 119 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Porto from Santiago de Compostela. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Santiago de Compostela to Porto.

 How to Travel from Santiago de Compostela to Porto?

Porto, Portugal's second-biggest city, is a global hub, with a mixing pot of nationalities, backgrounds, and interests. Travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is quite popular, because they both sit on the coastline near where Spain and Portugal meet. Bus travel is convenient and affordable, making this a great choice for the person on the go. 

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto?

When you head to Porto from Santiago de Compostela, also known as Old Town, you will be coming from Galicia in the far northwest of Spain. You can get to Porto in different ways, but travelling by bus is the most affordable and convenient option. Prices vary, but tickets are always cheaper when bought in advance, especially when looking out for special deals. Omio allows you to compare prices across companies, times, and dates.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Santiago de Compostela to  Porto?

The fastest way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Porta is by bus. The trip usually takes approximately four hours and 15 minutes, but you can book a FlixBus option that covers the distance in three and a half hours. All bus services are direct, so you can sit back and relax as soon as you get on the bus. 

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Travel from Santiago de Compostela to Porto by Bus

EuroLines and FlixBus offer bus services from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, though the number of services per day changes, so do look out for the best departure times for you. Some overnight services are available. Bus trips can take anywhere from three hours and 30 minutes to four hours and 30 minutes, though this is dependent on traffic, so try for trips outside of rush hour. For EuroLines, keep in mind that your ticket is only valid for a particular bus and is semi-refundable. Cancellations can be done up to 48 hours before the indicated departure time for a 25% fee. Sometimes, BlaBlaCar offers carpooling services between these two destinations as well. It is a new and affordable option for cross-country travel.

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FAQs

International travel from Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Porto, Portugal is: Fully open.

Can I enter Portugal if coming from Spain?

Entry into Portugal is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Porto if travelling from Santiago de Compostela?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Porto, Portugal due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Portugal must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Santiago de Compostela to Porto.

The restriction level for your return to Santiago de Compostela, Spain from Portugal is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Santiago de Compostela from Porto restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Santiago de Compostela from Porto?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 28/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Santiago de Compostela from Porto closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from Santiago de Compostela to Porto: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Porto:

A train is generally £5 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £14 from Santiago de Compostela to Porto.

The fastest way from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is by coach with an average journey time of 3 h 25 min.

Other travel options between Santiago de Compostela and Porto can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 49 min   of travel time.

Porto is approximately 119 miles away from Santiago de Compostela.

The average frequency per day from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is:

  • 6 coaches a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Santiago de Compostela and Porto as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Santiago de Compostela to Porto:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Santiago de Compostela and tend to arrive in Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.
  • Trains most often depart from Santiago de Compostela at Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Porto at Porto - Campanha.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Porto by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto for £14 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Santiago de Compostela to Porto with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Porto with Alsa or BlaBlaCar with around 2 direct coaches every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Porto tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Santiago de Compostela to Porto often also extend their holiday to go to Lisbon, Madrid or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Porto and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £14 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £10 one way.

But we recommend booking Santiago de Compostela to Porto tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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