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There are 5 ways to get from Braga to Ourense by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Valença Do Minho
  2. Take the train from Guillarey to Orense-Empalme Ic / ...

$29 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Ourense

$17 - $75

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Nine to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Orense-Empalme Ic / ...

$29 - $51

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Braga to Ourense 107.4 miles

$20 - $30

Bus, shuttle  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Braga Bus Station to Porto Airport Braga Bus Station - Porto Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Ourense

$262 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Braga to Ourense is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Braga to Ourense is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braga to Ourense. However, there are services departing from Braga and arriving at Ourense via Vigo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Braga to Ourense. However, there are services departing from Braga and arriving at Orense-Empalme via Nine and Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Braga and Ourense is 99 km. The road distance is 171.9 km.

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The best way to get from Braga to Ourense without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 45m and costs 25€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Braga to Ourense, including transfers.

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Braga to Ourense bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Braga station.

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Braga to Ourense train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Nine station.

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The best way to get from Braga to Ourense is to bus which takes 4h 11m and costs 15€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 5h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Braga to Ourense.
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  • Distance: 61.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Braga, Portugal and Ourense, Spain?

You can take a bus from Braga to Ourense via Vigo in around 4h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Braga to Ourense via Nine and Vigo-Guixar in around 5h 45m.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Guillarey to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Nine to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
cp.pt
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Braga to Valença Do Minho
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vigo to Orense/Ourense
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Get Bus
Phone
0035 1253 262 371
Email
info@getbus.eu
Website
getbus.eu
Bus from Braga Bus Station to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Get Bus
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Ourense
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$254
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Braga to Ourense bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Ourense station.

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Ourense is 1h ahead of Braga. It is currently 2:59 PM in Braga and 3:59 PM in Ourense.

Braga to Ourense train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Orense-Empalme station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Braga to Ourense is 172 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Braga to Ourense.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Ourense. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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