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Jon100

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Ingles
How much would a taxi cost from La Caruna airport to Ferrol at around 11 pm on a Tuesday night?
Thanks
Jon
 

mylifeonvacation

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Inglés (from Ferrol June 2014)
Camino Portuguese (from Tui May 2015)
The conventional wisdom is that a taxi ride is about 1 euro per kilometer. However, I'm not sure if there might be a surcharge for a long one-way trip (the old town of Ferrol is about 50 km from LCG).

I have contacted a local taxi company there in the past to ask a question about booking a taxi, and their website indicates they have taxi drivers who speak English. They take take credit cards and even have an app. You could send them an email to inquire:
http://radiotaxicoruna.es/es/faqtotal/puedo-pedir-un-conductor-que-domine-idiomas-extranjeros
(open the site using Google Chrome for an automatic translation)

I hope this is helpful! Buen camino to you!
 

Bradypus

Antediluvian
Staff member
Camino(s) past & future
Too many and too often!
The A Coruna airport website publishes local taxi rates but calculating a fare is not very straightforward. A web taxi booking service called suntransfers.com offers a quote of 76 euro.
 

Kanga

Moderator
Staff member
Camino(s) past & future
Francés x 5, Le Puy x 2, Arles, Tours, Norte, Madrid, Via de la Plata, Portuguese, Primitivo
The 1 euro per kilometre does not work for night trips or weekends - a different more expensive rate applies. If travelling a long distance, try to get a quote for the whole distance, rather than using mileage.
 

Jon100

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Ingles
Thank you all for your info .I will look at some local taxi web sites for prices .
Thanks
jon
 

Roahne

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Ingles (2017)
Finisterre/Muxia (2018)
Portuguese (2019)
FWIW...I took a taxi from A Coruna bus station to Ferrol in September (buses were sold out and it was a Sunday with a limited schedule) and it cost 70 Euro. I kindly refer to that as my personal idiot tax for not purchasing a bus ticket ahead of time. Hope that helps!
 

Jon100

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Ingles
FWIW...I took a taxi from A Coruna bus station to Ferrol in September (buses were sold out and it was a Sunday with a limited schedule) and it cost 70 Euro. I kindly refer to that as my personal idiot tax for not purchasing a bus ticket ahead of time. Hope that helps!
Roahne Thank you for your reply . That does seem a lot to pay ,i will have to try and book a bus if not
then it will be digging deep into my pocket for taxi money.
thank you.
 

mylifeonvacation

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Inglés (from Ferrol June 2014)
Camino Portuguese (from Tui May 2015)
FYI - The train and bus stations in Coruna and Ferrol are located very near each other, there is daily train service too in addition to the bus. Check out on www.rome2rio.com.
 

Thornley

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances x 2 , Norte x 2 , Le Puy x 3 , Portuguese x 2,
Mont St Michel , Primitivo .
Roahne Thank you for your reply . That does seem a lot to pay ,i will have to try and book a bus if not
then it will be digging deep into my pocket for taxi money.
thank you.
There are 6 trains from 9 am to 9 pm , costing 7 euros roughly , that will arrive by 10pm at night , an hours journey.
 

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