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There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Caldas da Rainha by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Caldas da Rainha

$19 - $24

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Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Amieira to Caldas da Rainha R

$19 - $37

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Leiria
  3. Take the bus from Leiria to Caldas da Rainha

$20 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Caldas da Rainha 147.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, Rápida Verde  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS
  2. Take the Rápida Verde from Lisboa to Caldas da Rainha

$19 - $87

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Caldas da Rainha is to bus which costs 16€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Caldas da Rainha is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arriving at Caldas da Rainha. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Caldas da Rainha. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Caldas da Rainha via Coimbra-B and Amieira. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Porto and Caldas da Rainha is 199 km. The road distance is 236 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Caldas da Rainha without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 16€ - 21€.

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The bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Caldas da Rainha takes 4 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Porto to Caldas da Rainha bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto station.

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Porto to Caldas da Rainha train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Caldas da Rainha is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 16€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Caldas da Rainha.
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  • Distance: 124.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Caldas da Rainha, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Caldas da Rainha twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Caldas da Rainha via Coimbra-B and Amieira in around 5 h 7 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Amieira to Caldas da Rainha
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Caldas da Rainha
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Leiria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Leiria to Caldas da Rainha
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Coimbra to Leiria
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Coimbra to Leiria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Rodoviaria do Tejo
Website
rodotejo.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Caldas da Rainha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
rodotejo.pt

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Porto to Caldas da Rainha bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Caldas da Rainha station.

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Porto to Caldas da Rainha train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Caldas da Rainha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Caldas da Rainha is 236 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Porto to Caldas da Rainha.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1320+ hotels available in Caldas da Rainha. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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