I was so confused. I had a ticket for bus 602 but only had a bus 601 option. It wasn't direct to the Porto airport, as promised, but instead had several stops. No bathroom stops we scheduled but we made one for ourselves. At least we got to the airport at the promised time.
I would have liked a bigger sign on the bus and some indication it was going to Porto. The check-in could have started a little earlier as well. I was also panicked because I arrived only 15 mins before the bus departed but check-in hadn’t even started yet -the ticket said arrive 30-40 mins early, an unnecessary instruction.
Left phone on bus which contains phone, ID, money and credit cards, and leaving country tomorrow. Hotel staff unable to reach anyone on phone. Went to bus station. Twice to see if bus returned #612 - but it did not. Need help ASAP. Why doesn't anyone at Alsa customer service answer the phone???
Convenient and comfortable service. The bus driver could have been more helpful by explaining which side to place our luggage depending on the destination. He seemed a bit put out when we asked him to open the luggage compartment on the side where our luggage was when we reached Porto - said we should have known which side to place our luggage. Also when I booked it was noted that there was a washroom on the bus but there was not.
1. I think it is good to mention arrival times in local time.
2. When there is a stop on a parking for a short break, indicatie how long the break will be
3. When there is a very strange sound of escaping air or something, inform passengers that it is okay and not to worry about.
4. Split luggage for stop at AirPort or casa de musica, now it was all together.
It was a very comfortable drive. We even arrived earlier in Porto! The driver drived carefully.
A point that could be better: it was not clear were the bus was at the bus station. It should be good to have signs in the bus station. We almost missed the bus.
The bus driver was not very helpful and seemed to be in a bad mood. When we arrived in Porto several passengers asked (in Spanish) about the difference between the two stops and he did not explain. \u000AWe sat in the front two seats. The bus driver smoked at every stop and did not blow out his last breath of smoke until he was in the driver's seat again which was not pleasant for us. The driver also read his phone and the printed passenger list while driving on the motorway.\u000A
We had seat numbers assigned but we're unable to find them on the bus.
We all pretty much sat anywhere.
Bus driver was nice and helpful.
I think we left a little late because he was waiting for passengers. Still arrived at airport on time.
Will recommend and use this service myself again.
I wish I was not told by a member of staff that the.local time.of arrival is the Portugese time. Also the bus arrived way too early - according to the schedule it should have passed through some.towns. I could have caught the bus at 5:30pm and enjoy more time.in Santiago. The travellong time was 2:50h and not 3:50. It would have been ideal for me.to link my flight with the later bus if i had known about all this. Now I have been waiting at the airport for 7 hours rather than enjoying Santiago more.
Very satisfied, the driver was very careful and professional. We had 2 trips with the same driver Compostela to Porto on 16 th of May and going back to Santiago on 17th and we were more than pleased. Totally recommended.
Frequently asked questions on the trip Santiago de Compostela - Porto
How much does a bus ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Porto cost?
The average bus ticket price from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is £19. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Porto is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!
How long is the bus ride from Santiago de Compostela to Porto?
The average travel time between Santiago de Compostela and Porto is around 4h, although the fastest bus will take about 3h 25m. This is the time it takes to travel the 120 miles that separates the two cities.
How many daily bus connections are there between Santiago de Compostela and Porto?
The number of buses from Santiago de Compostela to Porto can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 7 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Santiago de Compostela to Porto by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.
Which bus companies travel from Santiago de Compostela to Porto?
When taking the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, you can travel comfortably and safely with FlixBus, Alsa Internacional SLU, BlaBlaCar.
What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto?
Buses travelling between Santiago de Compostela and Porto leave from Estación de Autobuses or Aeropuerto SCQ and arrive at Campo 24 de Agosto, Casa da Música, OPO Aeropuerto.
Best time to book your trip
Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past departures.
Days before departure
Buddy tip: the best time to book this trip is usually 15 days before departure.
The average bus ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Porto costs around £19 for departures 15 days prior.
Over the last 90 days, ticket prices from Santiago de Compostela to Porto vary and during peak season, ticket prices are around £48 while at other times, you can expect to pay around £13.
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, as early as possible. The best time to find and book cheap bus tickets is to book at least 15 days in advance.
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Bus Travel Tips
If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Santiago de Compostela to Porto but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.
Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, get comfy and count the stars.
Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Santiago de Compostela to Porto.
Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Santiago de Compostela to Porto, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
Did you know?
9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.
Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.
The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!
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