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There are 5 ways to get from Salamanca to Braga by bus, night train, train, night 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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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Viseu N786 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Viseu Bus Terminal to Braga Bus Terminal L01

$26 - $112

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Trenhotel, train  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda Hot
  2. Take the train from Guarda(P) to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Braga Ic

$46 - $81

Night bus, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the night bus from Salamanca to Coimbra N795
  2. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Braga Ic

$30 - $53

Night bus  •  7h

  1. Take the night bus from Salamanca to Braga N795

$28 - $50

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Braga 251.4 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Braga is to night bus and train which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Braga is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3h 54m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Salamanca and arriving at Braga. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Salamanca to Braga. However, there are services departing from Estación de Salamanca and arriving at Braga via Guarda(P) and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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The distance between Salamanca and Braga is 239 km. The road distance is 402.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Braga without a car is to bus which takes 8h 20m and costs 22€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Salamanca to Braga, including transfers.

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Salamanca to Braga bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salamanca station.

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Salamanca to Braga train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Estación de Salamanca station.

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Salamanca to Braga bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Braga station.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Braga.
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  • Distance: 149.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain and Braga, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Salamanca to Braga via Viseu and Viseu Bus Terminal in around 8h 20m.

Train operators
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
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
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 Guarda(P) to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Coimbra-B to Braga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$13 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $25
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Viseu
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Viseu - Central de Camionagem
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.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 Salamanca to Viseu
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Salamanca to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Salamanca to Braga
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Salamanca to Viseu
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
alsa.com
bus
Bus from Salamanca to Viseu
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eurolines.es
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Viseu Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viseu Bus Terminal to Braga Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Viseu Bus Terminal to Braga Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Viseu to Braga
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt

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Braga is 1h behind Salamanca. It is currently 7:52 PM in Salamanca and 6:52 PM in Braga.

Salamanca to Braga train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Braga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Braga is 402 km. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Salamanca to Braga.

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