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jtan1212

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September 2022
Hi, I will be in Barcelona and plan to travel to Sarria for the 100km to Santiago.

I was hoping to find an easier way for this travel from Barcelona to Sarria but seems like no easy way. The buses and trains require a few changes here and there and take many hours. Flight into Santiago does not allow me to catch the one only bus at 11am from Santiago to Sarria on the same day. Does anyone know of any better way that I might have missed?
 
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Hi, I will be in Barcelona and plan to travel to Sarria for the 100km to Santiago.

I was hoping to find an easier way for this travel from Barcelona to Sarria but seems like no easy way. The buses and trains require a few changes here and there and take many hours. Flight into Santiago does not allow me to catch the one only bus at 11am from Santiago to Sarria on the same day. Does anyone know of any better way that I might have missed?

You are travelling pretty much across Spain, so I think your expectation to be able to do that in time to catch a 1100 train is rather optimistic.

There are numerous ‘easy’ ways to get there; but none of them are quick - at least not by your standards.

I’d relax and take the very fast train to Madrid then the slightly slower one to Sarria.
 

Maureen Anne

Greeting From Colorado
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September 2017
Hi, I will be in Barcelona and plan to travel to Sarria for the 100km to Santiago.

I was hoping to find an easier way for this travel from Barcelona to Sarria but seems like no easy way. The buses and trains require a few changes here and there and take many hours. Flight into Santiago does not allow me to catch the one only bus at 11am from Santiago to Sarria on the same day. Does anyone know of any better way that I might have missed?
 

Maureen Anne

Greeting From Colorado
Past OR future Camino
September 2017
Hello from Colorado… I am doing the same Barcelona to Sarria… I am hoping to find other pilgrims on plane to Santiago to share a taxi to Sarria in case we miss the bus? Please let me know how it goes and if you make the 11 bus… best of luck!
Maureen mae7530@gmail. com
 

Tincatinker

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2012
one only bus at 11am from Santiago to Sarria
Yes, true, one only direct bus to Sarria from Labacolla per day. But 10 a day from the Airport to Lugo and at least 4 a day from Lugo to Sarria ( and 5 trains a day from Lugo to Sarria). You could also try routing via Portomarin or Ourense but the buses from the airport are probably the simplest
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jtan1212

New Member
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September 2022
You are travelling pretty much across Spain, so I think your expectation to be able to do that in time to catch a 1100 train is rather optimistic.

There are numerous ‘easy’ ways to get there; but none of them are quick - at least not by your standards.

I’d relax and take the very fast train to Madrid then the slightly slower one to Sarria.
Thanks. Well noted the train option. Like you said, probably need to relax and take it as part of the pilgrimage 😁👍🏻
 

jtan1212

New Member
Past OR future Camino
September 2022
Hello from Colorado… I am doing the same Barcelona to Sarria… I am hoping to find other pilgrims on plane to Santiago to share a taxi to Sarria in case we miss the bus? Please let me know how it goes and if you make the 11 bus… best of luck!
Maureen mae7530@gmail. com
Hi Maureen, I am travelling in September 2022.
 

jtan1212

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Past OR future Camino
September 2022
Yes, true, one only direct bus to Sarria from Labacolla per day. But 10 a day from the Airport to Lugo and at least 4 a day from Lugo to Sarria ( and 5 trains a day from Lugo to Sarria). You could also try routing via Portomarin or Ourense but the buses from the airport are probably the simplest
.
Thanks so much. Will explore these other options.
 

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