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There are 4 ways to get from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  4h 28m

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

€14 - €18

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Nine to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela 9082 / ...

€23 - €30

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela 211.1 km

€24 - €40

Towncar  •  5h 26m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela 229.4 km

€249 - €307

Trofa to Santiago de Compostela by train and bus

The journey time between Trofa and Santiago de Compostela is around 5h 22m and covers a distance of around 228 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 1m. Services are operated by Comboios De Portugal, Transportes Urbanos de Braga and FlixBus. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 22m
Fastest journey time:
4h 1m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:20
Last service departs at:
06:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trofa to Santiago de Compostela train and bus schedules

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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
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This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil, India and South Africa
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santiago de Compostela is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santiago de Compostela is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santiago de Compostela is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela is to bus, which costs €14 - €19 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela is to drive which costs €24 - €40 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Trofa and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Nine and Vigo Urzaiz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Trofa and Santiago de Compostela is 172 km. The road distance is 211.1 km.

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The best way to get from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to bus which takes 4h 28m and costs €14 - €19.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Trofa to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Nine station.

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The best way to get from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which takes 4h 28m and costs €14 - €19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €23 - €30 and takes 5h 12m.

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Santiago de Compostela is 1h ahead of Trofa. It is currently 10:44 AM in Trofa and 11:44 AM in Santiago de Compostela.

Trofa to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Map of how to get from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 171.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Braga to Santiago de Compostela 4 times a week. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela via Nine, Vigo Guixar, and Vigo Urzaiz in around 5h 12m.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Nine to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Braga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€220 - €270
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Yes, the driving distance between Trofa to Santiago de Compostela is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Trofa to Santiago de Compostela.

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