There are 6 ways to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus, car or shuttle

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

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Train via Vigo Urzaiz  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela Ir

$28 - $50

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Bus Autna  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Vigo
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

$20 - $30

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Santiago de Compostela R

$27 - $48

Bus InterNorte  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Santiago de Compostela

$25 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Santiago de Compostela 144.8 miles

$30 - $50

Shuttle  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$291 - $292

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto - Casa da Música and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Porto(Campanha) and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Porto and Santiago de Compostela is 193 km. The road distance is 231.7 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Porto to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Porto - Casa da Música station.

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Porto to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Porto(Campanha) station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Porto to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela is 1 h ahead of Porto. It is currently 8:29 AM in Porto and 9:29 AM in Santiago de Compostela.

Map of how to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 120.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

You can take a train from Porto to Santiago de Compostela via Vigo-Guixar, Estación Ferrocarril, Canceleiro, and Vigo Urzaiz in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Santiago de Compostela via Vigo in around 4 h 59 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(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Porto to Vigo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.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 Oporto to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$290
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Porto to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Santiago de Compostela is 232 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Porto to Santiago de Compostela.

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