There are 6 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz Ir
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto
  3. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Aveiro

$33 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, Porto 1783 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Aveiro Regional / ...

$21 - $35

4 alternative options

Train via Urzaiz - Muro Estación  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz Ir
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  3. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Aveiro

$33 - $60

Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo-Guixar R
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  3. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Aveiro

$31 - $59

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Vigo
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Aveiro

$32 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro 187.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion and arriving at Aveiro via Vigo, Guilherme Gomes Fernandes and Porto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Aveiro via Vigo-Guixar and Porto(Campanha). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Aveiro is 249 km. The road distance is 300.1 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro is to train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro bus services, operated by Rodonorte, arrive at Aveiro station.

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Aveiro is 1 h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 1:55 PM in Santiago de Compostela and 12:55 PM in Aveiro.

Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro.
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  • Distance: 155.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Aveiro, Portugal?

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro via Vigo Urzaiz, Urzaiz - Muro Estación, Miragalla, Vigo-Guixar, and Porto(Campanha) in around 5 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro via Vigo, Porto, Guilherme Gomes Fernandes, Praça Dom João I, and Porto in around 6 h 5 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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 Porto(Campanha) to Aveiro
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Aveiro
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$5 - $9
Bus operators
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
autna.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto to Aveiro
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Aveiro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro is 300 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro.

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There are 383+ hotels available in Aveiro. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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