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There are 8 ways to get from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car, towncar or subway

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  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Viana Do Castelo to Porto - Sao Bento 852 / ...

€6 - €9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Viana do Castelo Bus Terminal to Porto — Batalha Bus Terminal 1006 / ...

€4 - €17

6 alternative options

Bus via Porto  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Viana Castelo to Porto RedeExpressos

€9 - €12

Train via Gavião  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Viana Do Castelo to Nine Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Nine to Porto - Sao Bento 852 / ...

€6 - €14

Rideshare  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the rideshare from Viana do Castelo to Porto 75.3 km

€5

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station 75.5 km

€55 - €65

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station 75.5 km

€9 - €14

Towncar, subway  •  1h 41m

  1. Take a town car from Viana do Castelo to Porto Airport
  2. Take the subway from Aeroporto to Trindade E

€66 - €79

Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station by train and walk

The journey time between Viana do Castelo and São Bento Station is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 84 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 16m. Services are operated by Comboios De Portugal. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 29m
Fastest journey time:
1h 16m
Journey distance:
84 km
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:43
Last service departs at:
10:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station train and walk schedules

Viana do Castelo → São Bento Station
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in São Bento Station is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in São Bento Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in São Bento Station is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station is to rideshare which costs €5 and takes 1h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €55 - €65 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Viana Castelo and arriving at Porto. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Viana Do Castelo and arriving at Porto - Sao Bento. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Viana do Castelo and São Bento Station is 64 km. The road distance is 75.5 km.

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The best way to get from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs €6 - €9.

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The train from Viana Do Castelo to Porto - Sao Bento takes 1h 16m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Viana Castelo station.

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Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Viana Do Castelo station.

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The best way to get from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs €6 - €9. Alternatively, you can bus via Porto, which costs €9 - €12 and takes 1h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 63.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between Viana do Castelo, Portugal and São Bento Station, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Viana Do Castelo to Porto - Sao Bento twice daily. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 1h 16m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Viana Castelo to Porto every 3 hours. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Viana Do Castelo to Porto - Sao Bento
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€6 - €9
Train from Viana Do Castelo to Nine
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€3 - €5
Train from Nine to Porto - Sao Bento
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€3 - €5
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 Viana Do Castelo to Nine
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Metro do Porto
Phone
+351 22 508 1000
Email
metro@metro-porto.pt
Website
metrodoporto.pt
Subway from Aeroporto to Trindade
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
Metro do Porto
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viana Castelo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Auto Viação do Minho
Phone
258 800 340
Email
geral@avminho.pt
Website
avminho.pt
Bus from Viana do Castelo Bus Terminal to Porto — Batalha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
avminho.pt
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 Viana do Castelo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ovnitur
Phone
258 942 920
Website
ovnitur.pt
Bus from Viana do Castelo Bus Terminal to Porto Garagem
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €17
Schedules at
ovnitur.pt
Express
€6 - €8
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Viana do Castelo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Viana do Castelo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€65 - €80
More information at
VMTransfers
Taxi from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Táxis Esposende
Phone
+351 910 800 080
Taxiesposende
Phone
+351 910 800 080

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Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Porto station.

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Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Porto - Sao Bento station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station is 76 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Viana do Castelo to São Bento Station.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Viana do Castelo and São Bento Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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