There are 4 ways to get from Salamanca to Covilhã by bus, night train 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 Ouibus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Fundao Ouibus

$9 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus InterNorte  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Guarda N786 / ...

$13 - $102

Trenhotel  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda Lusitania

$34 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Covilhã 128.3 miles

$24 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Salamanca to Covilhã. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Covilhã via Guarda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Covilhã is 173 km. The road distance is 205.2 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Covilhã without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Salamanca to Covilhã, including transfers.

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Salamanca to Covilhã bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Salamanca station.

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Salamanca to Covilhã bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Guarda station.

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Covilhã is 1 h behind Salamanca. It is currently 10:05 PM in Salamanca and 9:05 PM in Covilhã.

Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Covilhã is 205 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Salamanca to Covilhã.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Covilhã. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Covilhã.
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  • Distance: 108.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Salamanca to Covilhã once a week. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 40 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Fundao
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda - Terminal de Camionagem
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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 Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
bus
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eurolines.es

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