There are 3 ways to get from Salamanca to Coimbra by bus, night train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. Ouibus

$12 - $95

2 alternative options

Trenhotel  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B Lusitania

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Coimbra 190.2 miles

$40 - $65

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salamanca and arriving at Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha.. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Estación de Salamanca and arriving at Coimbra B. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Coimbra is 248 km. The road distance is 304.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Coimbra without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 16 min and costs .

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The bus from Salamanca to Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. takes 4 h 16 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Salamanca to Coimbra bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Salamanca station.

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

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Salamanca to Coimbra bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. station.

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Coimbra is 1 h behind Salamanca. It is currently 1:37 AM in Salamanca and 12:37 AM in Coimbra.

Salamanca to Coimbra train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Coimbra B station.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Coimbra.
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  • Distance: 154.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

Iberocoach operates a bus from Salamanca to Coimbra 3 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 16 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha.
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Coimbra is 304 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Salamanca to Coimbra.

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