There are 5 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Braga by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz Ir
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Braga 1783

$19 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus InterNorte  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga 1783

$11 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Vigo
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Braga 1783

$12 - $20

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Ponte de Lima
  2. Take the bus from Ponte de Lima to Braga

$62 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Braga 118.3 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Braga. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Braga is 148 km. The road distance is 189.3 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Braga without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Braga, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Braga bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Braga bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Braga station.

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Braga is 1 h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 11:57 PM in Santiago de Compostela and 10:57 PM in Braga.

Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Braga is 189 km. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Braga.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Braga.
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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga via Vigo in around 3 h 52 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vigo to Braga
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Santiago De Compostela to Braga
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Ponte de Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
EBA Transportes
Website
ebatransportes.com
Bus from Ponte de Lima to Braga
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ebatransportes.com
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Ponte de Lima to Braga
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
transdev.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Ponte do Lima to Braga
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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