There are 6 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto by train, bus, taxi, rideshare 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 31 min

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

$27 - $44

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Santiago de Compostela to Porto 144.7 miles

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h

  1. Take the taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport 142.9 miles

$292 - $293

Train  •  4 h 20 min

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

$28 - $51

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto - Casa da Música 783

$15 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Porto 144.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is to drive which takes 2 h 19 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Porto is 193 km. The road distance is 231 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Porto - Casa da Música. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Porto via Vigo Urzaiz, Urzaiz - Muro Estación, Miragalla, and Vigo-Guixar in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, InterNorte operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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.

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
$12 - $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
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
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto - Casa da Música
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Oporto
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santiago de Compostella, Santiago de Compostela to Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$291
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Santiago de Compostela to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
blablacar.es

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