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There are 6 ways to get from Santander to Mangualde (Region) by train, night train, bus, car, plane or towncar

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Train, night train  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Santander to Valladolid Alv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid to Salamanca Alv / ...
  3. Take the night train from Salamanca to Mangualde

€49 - €65

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Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Braga 783
  2. Take the bus from Braga to Mangualde RedeExpressos / ...

€46 - €57

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Bus via Salamanca  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Salamanca
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to Mangualde

€48 - €67

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Santander to Mangualde (Region) 573.3 km

€65 - €100

Fly from Santander, towncar  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Porto (OPO) SDR - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Viseu

€152 - €269

Bus to Bilbao, fly, towncar  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Porto (OPO) BIO - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Viseu

€167 - €270

Santander to Mangualde (Region) by train and night train

The journey time between Santander and Mangualde (Region) is around 17h 46m and covers a distance of around 667 km. The fastest journey normally takes 14h 23m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Comboios De Portugal, the Santander to Mangualde (Region) service departs from Santander and arrives in Mangualde. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
17h 46m
Fastest journey time:
14h 23m
Journey distance:
667 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€49
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:10
Last service departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santander to Mangualde (Region) train and night train schedules

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International entry into Portugal from Spain

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mangualde (Region) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mangualde (Region) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mangualde (Region) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Portugal.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Mangualde (Region) is to bus which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Mangualde (Region) is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Mangualde (Region). However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Mangualde via Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Mangualde (Region). However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Mangualde via Valladolid and Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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The distance between Santander and Mangualde (Region) is 454 km. The road distance is 573.3 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Mangualde (Region) without a car is to train and night train which takes 9h 34m and costs €45 - €70.

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It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from Santander to Mangualde (Region), including transfers.

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Santander to Mangualde (Region) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santander station.

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Santander to Mangualde (Region) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Santander station.

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There is no direct flight from Santander Airport to Porto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Mangualde (Region).
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  • Distance: 454 km
  • Duration: 9h 34m

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Mangualde (Region), Viseu, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Santander to Mangualde (Region) via Salamanca in around 10h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Bilbao to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Bilbao to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €130
Flights from Santander to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €95
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valladolid to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Salamanca to Mangualde
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€17 - €25
Bus operators
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Santander to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Salamanca to Mangualde
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santander to Braga
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Mangualde
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Mangualde
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
Citi Express
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Viseu
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€130 - €160
More information at
VMTransfers

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Santander to Mangualde (Region) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Mangualde station.

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Mangualde (Region) is 1h behind Santander. It is currently 1:20 AM in Santander and 12:20 AM in Mangualde (Region).

Santander to Mangualde (Region) train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Mangualde station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Mangualde (Region) is 573 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Santander to Mangualde (Region).

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Iberia and Ryanair offer flights from Santander Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Mangualde (Region). Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Santander to Santander Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs €2 - €4.

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