There are 4 ways to get from Salamanca to Porto by bus, night train, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Porto - Casa da Música 745

$23 - $65

3 alternative options

Trenhotel, train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$49 - $71

Rideshare  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Salamanca to Porto 218.3 miles

$25

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Porto 218.4 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Porto is to rideshare which costs 21€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Porto is to rideshare which costs 21€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salamanca and arriving at Porto - Casa da Música. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salamanca to Porto. However, there are services departing from Estación de Salamanca and arriving at Vila Nova de Gaia via Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Porto is 248 km. The road distance is 349.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Porto without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 20€ - 55€.

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The bus from Salamanca to Porto - Casa da Música takes 6 h 27 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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Salamanca to Porto bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Porto - Casa da Música station.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Porto.
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  • Distance: 154.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

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

InterNorte operates a bus from Salamanca to Porto twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 27 min. Three 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
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 Vila Nova de Gaia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $18
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Porto - Casa da Música
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Salamanca to Oporto
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
bus
Bus from Salamanca to Porto - Casa da Música
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
eurolines.es
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 Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salamanca to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.es

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Porto is 1 h behind Salamanca. It is currently 4:49 AM in Salamanca and 3:49 AM in Porto.

Salamanca to Porto train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Porto is 349 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Salamanca to Porto.

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There are 3625+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Salamanca and Porto. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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