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There are 5 ways to get from A Coruña to Porto by train, bus, car, plane or towncar

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Vigo Urzaiz 9083 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic

27€ - 34€

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Oporto 783

15€ - 40€

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from A Coruña to Porto 300.5 km

35€ - 55€

Fly  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Porto (OPO) LCG - OPO

152€ - 434€

Towncar  •  4h 42m

  1. Take a town car from A Coruña to Porto Airport 297.9 km

288€ - 347€

A Coruña to Porto by train and walk

The journey time between A Coruña and Porto is around 4h 20m and covers a distance of around 329 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the A Coruña to Porto service departs from La Coruna-San Cristobal and arrives in Porto - Campanha. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 20m
Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
27€
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
07:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

A Coruña to Porto train and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from A Coruña to Porto is to bus which costs 15€ - 40€ and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from A Coruña to Porto is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from A Coruña/La Coruña and arriving at Oporto. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from A Coruña to Porto. However, there are services departing from La Coruna-San Cristobal and arriving at Porto - Campanha via Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between A Coruña and Porto is 248 km. The road distance is 300.5 km.

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The best way to get from A Coruña to Porto without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 27€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from A Coruña to Porto, including transfers.

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A Coruña to Porto bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from A Coruña/La Coruña station.

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A Coruña to Porto train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from La Coruna-San Cristobal station.

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The best way to get from A Coruña to Porto is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 27€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 40€ and takes 5h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 150€ - 440€ and takes 6h 34m.

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  • Distance: 247.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between A Coruña, Spain and Porto, Portugal?

You can take a train from A Coruña to Porto via Vigo Urzaiz and Vigo Guixar in around 4h 59m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Oporto 3 times a day. Tickets cost 27€ - 40€ and the journey takes 5h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
360€ - 1100€
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from A Coruna to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Oporto
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from A Coruña to Porto, Casa da Musica
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from A Coruña to Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from A Coruña to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280€ - 350€
More information at
VMTransfers

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There is no direct flight from A Coruna Airport to Porto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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A Coruña to Porto bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Oporto station.

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Porto is 1h behind A Coruña. It is currently 8:17 PM in A Coruña and 7:17 PM in Porto.

A Coruña to Porto train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Porto - Campanha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between A Coruña to Porto is 300 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from A Coruña to Porto.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from A Coruna Airport to Porto Airport.

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Book your A Coruña to Porto bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from A Coruña to A Coruna Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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