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Travelling from Salamanca to Porto by train

Looking to travel from Salamanca to Porto by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 24 hours 5 minutes to travel from Salamanca to Porto by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 20 hours though. You'll usually find 2 trains per day running along the 155 miles (249 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 3 changes during the journey to Porto, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Salamanca to Porto start from €31.75 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Porto by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Salamanca to Porto by train

It takes an average of 24h 5m to travel from Salamanca to Porto by train, over a distance of around 155 miles (249 km). There are normally 2 trains per day travelling from Salamanca to Porto and tickets for this journey start from €31.75 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 20h 0m
PriceFrom €31.75
Distance155 miles (249 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
First train15:30
Last train18:20
Departure stationSalamanca
Arrival stationPorto
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, ALSA

Salamanca to Porto train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salamanca to Porto for Tuesday 6th December 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
14:30 10:30 20h 0m, 4 changes
17:20 21:30 28h 10m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Salamanca to Porto

The price of train tickets from Salamanca to Porto starts at €31.75 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 Salamanca to Porto 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Salamanca to Porto? 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 Salamanca to Porto take?

The average journey time by train between Salamanca and Porto is 24 hours and 5 minutes, with around 2 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 Salamanca and Porto by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salamanca to Porto is 20 hours and 0 minutes.

How much does the train from Salamanca to Porto cost?

Train ticket prices from Salamanca to Porto can start from as little as €31.75 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Salamanca to Porto?

No, there are no direct train services from Salamanca to Porto. Travelling from Salamanca to Porto by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

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

The first train from Salamanca to Porto leaves at 15:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Salamanca to Porto leaves at 18:20. 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 Salamanca and Porto by train?

Trains travelling from Salamanca to Porto cover a distance of around 155 miles (249 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Porto to Salamanca. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Salamanca to Porto.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salamanca to Porto for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 11/07/2022 for travel on 11/07/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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