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Taking the train from Vigo to Salamanca in 5 hours 13 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Vigo to Salamanca? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 10 hours 31 minutes to travel the 291 km from Vigo to Salamanca by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 13 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 5 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Vigo to Salamanca start from $26.15 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Salamanca? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Vigo to Salamanca by train

It takes an average of 10h 31m to travel from Vigo to Salamanca by train, over a distance of around 181 miles (291 km). There are normally 5 trains per day traveling from Vigo to Salamanca and tickets for this journey start from $26.15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 13m
PriceFrom $26.15
Distance181 miles (291 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train06:40
Last train19:25
Departure stationVigo
Arrival stationSalamanca
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsALSA

Vigo to Salamanca train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vigo to Salamanca for Wednesday Dec 7th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:40 Vigo Urzáiz12:16 SalamancaIR 9072 Renfe Get tickets5h 36m, 2 changes
11:00 Vigo Urzáiz17:31 SalamancaIR 9112 Renfe Get tickets6h 31m, 3 changes
17:08 Vigo Urzáiz22:21 SalamancaAlvia/Avant 4184 Renfe Get tickets5h 13m, 1 change
17:30 Vigo Urzáiz10:46 SalamancaIR 9172 Renfe Get tickets17h 16m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Vigo to Salamanca

The price of train tickets from Vigo to Salamanca starts at $26.15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Vigo to Salamanca by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Vigo to Salamanca

Want to know more about your journey from Vigo to Salamanca? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Vigo to Salamanca take?

The average journey time by train between Vigo and Salamanca is 10 hours and 31 minutes, with around 5 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Vigo and Salamanca by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Vigo to Salamanca is 5 hours and 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Vigo to Salamanca cost?

Train tickets from Vigo to Salamanca can start from as little as $26.15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Vigo to Salamanca?

No, there are no direct train services from Vigo to Salamanca. Travelling from Vigo to Salamanca by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Vigo to Salamanca leave?

The first train from Vigo to Salamanca leaves at 06:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Vigo to Salamanca leave?

The last train from Vigo to Salamanca leaves at 19:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Vigo and Salamanca by train?

Trains travelling from Vigo to Salamanca cover a distance of around 181 miles (291 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Salamanca to Vigo.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vigo to Salamanca for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/22/2023 for travel on 02/22/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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