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There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Guimarães by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Guimaraes 500 / ...

$3 - $60

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Sao Bento) to Guimaraes R

$5 - $9

Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Porto to Guimaraes 33.1 miles

$5

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Porto to Guimarães 33.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Guimarães 33.6 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Guimarães is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Guimarães is to taxi which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Guimaraes. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Porto(Sao Bento) and arriving at Guimaraes. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Porto and Guimarães is 42 km. The road distance is 53.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Guimarães without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs 3€ - 55€.

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The bus from Porto to Guimaraes takes 1 h 11 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Porto to Guimarães bus services, operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Guimarães train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Porto(Sao Bento) station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Guimarães is to bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs 3€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Guimarães.
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  • Distance: 26.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Guimarães, Portugal?

Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda. operates a bus from Porto to Guimarães hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Porto to Guimarães hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.

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 Porto(Sao Bento) to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Porto to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Porto to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
transdev.pt
Auto Viacao do Tamega
Website
avtamega.pt
Bus from Porto to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
avtamega.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Porto to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$53 - $58
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Porto to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Porto to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Taxis Invicta
Phone
+351 225 076 400
Website
taxisinvicta.com
Porto Taxi
Phone
+351 302 099 910
Website
portotaxi.com
RadiTaxis
Phone
+351 225 073 900

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Porto to Guimarães bus services, operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., arrive at Guimaraes station.

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Porto to Guimarães train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Guimaraes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Guimarães is 54 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Porto to Guimarães.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Guimarães. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Porto and Guimarães. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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