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There are 4 ways to get from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Valença  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Moledo Do Minho to Valenca Re
  2. Take the bus from Valença to Santiago de Compostela

12€ - 16€

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Train, bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Moledo Do Minho to Valenca Re
  2. Take the bus from Valença Do Minho to Santiago De Compostela

13€ - 19€

Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Moledo Do Minho to Valenca Re
  2. Take the train from Valenca to Vigo Guixar Ic
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela

19€ - 25€

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela 147.1 km

14€ - 21€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santiago de Compostela is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santiago de Compostela is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santiago de Compostela is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela is to train and bus via Valença which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Moledo Do Minho and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Valenca and Vigo Urzaiz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Moledo and Santiago de Compostela is 118 km. The road distance is 147.1 km.

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The best way to get from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train and bus via Valença which takes 3h 49m and costs 12€ - 16€.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Moledo to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Moledo Do Minho station.

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Santiago de Compostela is 1h ahead of Moledo. It is currently 11:09 AM in Moledo and 12:09 PM in Santiago de Compostela.

Moledo to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moledo to Santiago de Compostela is 147 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela.

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  • Distance: 117.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Moledo, Viana do Castelo, Portugal and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

You can take a train from Moledo to Santiago de Compostela via Valenca, Vigo Guixar, and Vigo Urzaiz in around 4h 24m.

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 Moledo Do Minho to Valenca
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
2€ - 3€
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 Valenca to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Valença to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
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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 Valença Do Minho to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
alsa.com

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