There are 4 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Porto, Porto 745
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Braga 50 / ...

$29 - $48

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the night bus from Salamanca to Braga N795

$29 - $50

2 alternative options

Trenhotel, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B Lusitania
  2. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Braga Intercity

$53 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Braga 251.4 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Braga is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 28 min.

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

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Salamanca and arriving at Braga. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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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 Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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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 7 h 28 min and costs 25€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min 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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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Braga.
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  • Distance: 149.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Salamanca to Braga via Porto, Porto and Porto in around 7 h 28 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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 Coimbra-B to Braga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $26
Bus operators
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 Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Salamanca to Braga
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Braga
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Porto to Braga
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu

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