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There are 5 ways to get from Santarém to Porto by train, bus, car, plane, night bus or towncar

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Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Santarem to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic

18€ - 26€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Santarem to Porto RedeExpressos

13€ - 17€

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from Santarém to Porto 244.2 km

28€ - 45€

Train, fly  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Santarem to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO

37€ - 135€

Night bus, towncar  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the night bus from Santarem to Leiria N1785
  2. Take a town car from Leiria to Porto Airport

189€ - 245€

Santarém → Porto
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The cheapest way to get from Santarém to Porto is to bus which costs 13€ - 17€ and takes 3h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Santarém to Porto is to drive. Taking this option will cost 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santarem and arriving at Porto. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santarem and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Santarém and Porto is 213 km. The road distance is 244.2 km.

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The best way to get from Santarém to Porto without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs 18€ - 26€.

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The train from Santarem to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas takes 2h 27m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Santarém to Porto bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Santarem station.

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Santarém to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Santarem station.

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The best way to get from Santarém to Porto is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs 18€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 17€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Santarém to Porto.
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  • Distance: 213.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Santarém, Portugal and Porto, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Santarem to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas every 3 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 26€ and the journey takes 2h 27m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Santarem to Porto once a week. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Train operators
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
Train from Santarem to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
18€ - 26€
Train from Santarem to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
4€ - 7€
Bus operators
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Santarem to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Santarem to Leiria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Leiria to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
180€ - 230€
More information at
VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Santarém to Porto bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Porto station.

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Santarém to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santarém to Porto is 244 km. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Santarém to Porto.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport.

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Book your Santarém to Porto bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Porto. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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