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

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  •  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

$29 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Santiago de Compostela 783

$15 - $60

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the taxi from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela 144.1 miles

$294

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Santiago de Compostela 144.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 21 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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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Porto to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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

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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, InterNorte operates a bus from Porto to Santiago de Compostela every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Santiago de Compostella, Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$294
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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