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There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Laxe by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Santiago de Compostela
  2. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Laxe

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Bus via Oporto

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Santiago De Compostela
  2. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Laxe

2 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to La Coruna-San Cristobal
  3. Take the bus from A Coruña to Laxe

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto to Laxe

Porto to Laxe by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Porto and Laxe is around 7h 48m and covers a distance of around 413 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 24m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 48m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Arriva Galicia, S.L., the Porto to Laxe service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Laxe. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 24m
Layover time:
2h 24m
Total time:
7h 48m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 48m
Journey distance:
413 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€34
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:13
Last service departs at:
08:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Laxe train, walk and bus schedules

Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Laxe is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Laxe is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Laxe is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Laxe is to bus which costs €21 - €28 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Laxe is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Laxe. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Laxe via Santiago de Compostela. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Porto and Laxe is 233 km. The road distance is 289.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Laxe without a car is to bus which takes 6h 35m and costs €21 - €28.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Porto to Laxe, including transfers.

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Porto to Laxe bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Laxe bus services, operated by Transporte de Galicia, arrive at Laxe station.

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Laxe is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 2:52 AM in Porto and 3:52 AM in Laxe.

Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Laxe is 290 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Porto to Laxe.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Laxe.
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  • Distance: 232.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Laxe, Spain?

You can take a bus from Porto to Laxe via Santiago de Compostela in around 6h 35m.

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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to La Coruna-San Cristobal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Transporte de Galicia
Phone
+34 988 68 78 00
Email
baixodemanda@xunta.gal
Website
bus.gal
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Laxe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Schedules at
Transporte de Galicia
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Oporto to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Casa da Musica to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.gal
Bus from A Coruña to Laxe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Schedules at
arriva.gal

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