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There are 3 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães by bus or car

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Bus InterNorte  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga 783

$13 - $112

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 33 min

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

$14 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães 128.2 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Guimarães via Braga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Guimarães is 161 km. The road distance is 205.2 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 11€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães, including transfers.

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

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

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Guimarães is 1 h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 12:30 PM in Santiago de Compostela and 11:30 AM in Guimarães.

Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães is 205 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães.

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  • Distance: 100.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

InterNorte operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Guimarães every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 57 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
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
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga, Braga
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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