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There are 4 ways to get from Braga to Alto do Galeão by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Nine to Areia-Darque 831 / ...

€3 - €6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Ponte de Lima RedeExpressos / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ponte de Lima to Darque

€6 - €14

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braga to Alto do Galeão 55.6 km

€30 - €40

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Braga to Alto do Galeão 55.6 km

€6 - €10

Braga to Alto do Galeão by train

The train journey time between Braga and Alto do Galeão is around 1h 19m and covers a distance of around 54 km. The fastest train normally takes 52 min. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Braga to Alto do Galeão train service departs from Braga and arrives in Areia-Darque. Typically 75 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 19m
Fastest train time:
52 min
Train distance:
54 km
Trains per week:
75
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:54
Last train departs at:
21:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Braga to Alto do Galeão train schedules

Braga → Alto do Galeão
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alto do Galeão is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alto do Galeão is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alto do Galeão is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Braga to Alto do Galeão is to train which costs €3 - €6 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Braga to Alto do Galeão is to taxi which costs €30 - €40 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braga to Alto do Galeão. However, there are services departing from Braga and arriving at Darque via Ponte de Lima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Braga to Alto do Galeão. However, there are services departing from Braga and arriving at Areia-Darque via Nine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Braga and Alto do Galeão is 34 km. The road distance is 55.6 km.

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The best way to get from Braga to Alto do Galeão without a car is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs €3 - €6.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Braga to Alto do Galeão, including transfers.

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Braga to Alto do Galeão bus services, operated by Transdev Portugal, depart from Braga station.

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Braga to Alto do Galeão train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Nine station.

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The best way to get from Braga to Alto do Galeão is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs €3 - €6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €6 - €14 and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Braga to Alto do Galeão.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 34.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 54m

What companies run services between Braga, Portugal and Alto do Galeão, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Nine to Areia-Darque hourly. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braga to Alto do Galeão via Ponte de Lima in around 2h 35m.

Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Nine to Areia-Darque
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€2 - €4
Bus operators
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Ponte De Lima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Ponte De Lima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
RenEX
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Braga to Ponte de Lima
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Grupo AVIC
Email
avictransportes@avic.pt
Website
avic.pt
Bus from Ponte de Lima to Darque
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Schedules at
avic.pt
Other operators
Taxi from Braga to Alto do Galeão
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Taxi 24Hrs Braga
Phone
+351 915 106 347
Praça de Taxis
Phone
+351 917 126 060
Website
taxisbraga.pt
Braga Taxi
Phone
+351 253 253 253
Website
bragataxis.pt

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Braga to Alto do Galeão bus services, operated by Grupo AVIC, arrive at Darque station.

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Braga to Alto do Galeão train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Areia-Darque station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Braga to Alto do Galeão is 56 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Braga to Alto do Galeão.

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