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Car Hire

Camino(s) past & future
Sarria - Santiago 2004
Roncesvalles - Estella 2009
Camino Ingles - 2012
Tui - Santiago - 2014
#1
Hi
Does anyone know how easy it is to hire a car in Santiago airport or city and drive down to our starting point in Tui? I have looked at some sites and all they all say that you have to drop off in Vigo. :rolleyes: Does anyone know if there is a company that lets you drop off the car in Vigo? Four of us will arrive mid afternoon on a Sunday and thought this might be an easier way. Thanks. Judy
 

Albertinho

ninguém disse que era fácil
Camino(s) past & future
2013 Lisboa - Santiago
2014 Ferrol -Santiago
2015 Porto -Santiago
2018 Porto -Valença
#2
Probably take a taxi , negociate about the price with the taxidriver and share the costs with your companions. It's 100 kms aproximately .
Alternative is public transport I thought there was a thread about it on this forum the other day.
Anyway you can get by bus or train to Vigo and from there to Tui by taxi .
A bit complicated maybe but the infrastructure in Spain is different to what you are used to be in the UK or in Western Europe.
Bom caminho
 

falcon269

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Camino(s) past & future
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#3
There are a dozen trains a day from Santiago to Tui with a connection. Almost all consolidate at about 1812 except the first two trains at 0547 and 0614, which will get you to Tui at 1038.

There are buses at 1200 and 1800 that go through Vigo and Tuy to Valenca do Minho.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Sarria - Santiago 2004
Roncesvalles - Estella 2009
Camino Ingles - 2012
Tui - Santiago - 2014
#4
Falcon thank you. We are arriving into Santiago airport on a Sunday at 17.45. Is there a train later than that? I suppose it would have to be after 19.00 I guess. If not, do you have any other ideas or websites I can check out. Another poss would be to hire a car from the airport, drop it off in Vigo and get the bus/train from there or if its too late, get a taxi to Tui...
Thanks for your help. Judy
 

amsimoes

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
I am out.
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#5
Hello

In September of 2013, I and three friends, we paid € 120 taxi from Santiago to Valença do Minho.

Amsimoes
 

falcon269

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Camino(s) past & future
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#6
The last Sunday train is at 1629:

12531 MD 16.29 17.56 REDONDELA 18.24 18.57
12492 R. EXPRES 28 min. transit time

The last bus is at 1800:

Santiago Oporto 18:00 20:30 3h 30min 31.0€


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