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Transportation from St. Jean Pied de Port to Porto

Leigh Lorayne

Time of past OR future Camino
Camino Frances (2015)
Camino del Norte Irun to Ribadasella (2016)
Camino Primitivo Oviedo to Santiago (2016)
I will arrive in St Jean Pied de Port June 8 after walking the Via Podiensis. What is the best way to get from St.Jean to Porto? I am hoping in the time I have left to walk the Camino Portuguese.

I do enjoy the train and seeing the country. ( I know it would be a long ride) What would that option look like?

If I flew where would I/ could I fly from?

Any suggestions helpful..
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Not very straightforward by train these days as most cross-border long distance trains from France go via Barcelona. You would probably have to change trains in Bayonne, Irun and Madrid. The simplest and probably cheapest option would be an overnight Flixbus direct from Bayonne to Porto.
Have you tried inputting your travel challenge into the Rome2Rio website? It's free to use and gives you all the options for travelling between two points.
I think you will end up with trains for most of the journey, but bus for the last segment, since there aren't many trains crossing the border from Spain into Portugal.
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Thank you! Will try that.

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