Search over 55.000 Camino Questions

A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it


Advertisement
2021 Camino Guides
Most all Camino authors have decided to use 2020 guides for 2021, with free PDF files with updates coming in the spring. Get yours today.
Peaceable Projects Inc.
Peaceable Projects Inc. is a U.S.-based non-profit group that brings the vast resources of the wide world together with the ongoing needs of the people who live, work, and travel on the Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail network in Spain.

Bus from Porto to Santiago, Ourense, Sarria and Lugo

Hello,

We were recently in Porto and came to Galicia to do the last 100km of the Norte (see my Live from the Norte post for details...This and Lugo to Santiago are much nicer routes (as in less crowded) than Sarria to Santiago.

There are three buses a day from Porto to Santiago. Our starting point for the Norte was Bamonde, which you can access by bus (with Arriva) from Lugo. With a bit of investigation on the ALSA site, I discoved a bus that goes from Porto to Lugo. This starts off in Porto (bus station just next to Casa da Musica metro stop) at 12:45 as the second service to Santiago. However, at Valenca, you change into a mini bus which goes to Ourense, Sarria and Lugo. It normally arrives at 8pm at Lugo, but there was no one else on the bus, it went direct to Lugo after dropping off someone in Ourense. We arrived an hour ahead of time. So, if you are in Porto and need to get to Ourense, Sarria or Lugo and don´t wan´t to change at Santiago, this is a useful service. It must work the other way. However, I would recommend booking ahead as the stops seemed to be ón demand´.

http://www.alsa.es/en/buy-and-schedules/international/?searchType=international

I hope people will find this useful.
 
Camino Socks
Browse the Camino Socks collection on the forum shop
Camino Maps
A collection of Camino Maps from the Camino Forum Store

Did not find what you were looking for? Search here

Popular Resources

“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf ivar
  • Featured
“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf
4.95 star(s) 100 ratings
Downloads
15,070
Updated
A selection of favorite albergues on the Camino Francés Ton van Tilburg
Favorite Albergues along the Camino Frances
4.83 star(s) 35 ratings
Downloads
7,718
Updated
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances ivar
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances
4.88 star(s) 24 ratings
Downloads
7,561
Updated
Top