There are 6 ways to get from Braga to Ourense by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3 h 45 min

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

$30 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Ponte de Lima 11
  2. Take the bus from Ponte de Lima to Orense Ouibus

$8 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus InterNorte  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Orense/Ourense 8215 / ...

$25 - $76

Train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$30 - $52

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Tui
  2. Take the bus from Tui to Orense

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Braga to Ourense 107.4 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Braga to Ourense is to bus which costs 7€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braga to Ourense is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braga to Ourense. However, there are services departing from Braga and arriving at Orense/Ourense via Vigo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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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 5 h 40 min.

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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 3 h 45 min and costs 25€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min 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 4 h 1 min and costs 21€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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

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

You can take a bus from Braga to Ourense via Vigo in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Braga to Ourense via Nine and Vigo-Guixar in around 5 h 40 min.

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
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $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
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vigo to Orense/Ourense
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Braga to Tui
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
monbus.es
EBA Transportes
Website
ebatransportes.com
Bus from Braga to Ponte de Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ebatransportes.com
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Braga to Ponte de Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
transdev.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga to Ponte de Lima
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Ponte de Lima to Orense
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Tui to Orense
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

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Braga to Ourense bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Orense/Ourense station.

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Ourense is 1 h ahead of Braga. It is currently 10:59 PM in Braga and 11:59 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 1 h 45 min to drive from Braga to Ourense.

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