There are 4 ways to get from Santander to Porto by bus, car or plane

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 FlixBus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Porto, Porto 783

$40 - $70

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Bus ALSA  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Vigo Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto

$39 - $88

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Porto 402 miles

$90 - $140

Fly, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Vigo (VGO) SDR - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto

$123 - $372

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santander and arriving at Porto, Porto. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Santander and Porto is 472 km. The road distance is 643.2 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Porto without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Santander to Porto, Porto takes 10 h 45 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Santander to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Santander station.

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There is no direct flight from Santander Airport to Vigo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Santander to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Porto, Porto station.

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Porto is 1 h behind Santander. It is currently 1:32 AM in Santander and 12:32 AM in Porto.

Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Porto is 643 km. It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to drive from Santander to Porto.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Santander Airport to Vigo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Porto.
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  • Distance: 294.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 45 min

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Porto, Portugal?

FlixBus operates a bus from Santander to Porto 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Santander to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Santander to Vigo via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santander to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santander to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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 Santander to Vigo
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
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 Santander to Vigo
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
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