There are 4 ways to get from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugo to Capilla San Lazaro

$3 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Sarria to Orense-Empalme Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela A / ...

$21 - $41

Taxi  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela 65.7 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela 65.7 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 3€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Portomarín and arriving at Capilla San Lazaro via Lugo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Portomarín and Santiago de Compostela is 76 km. The road distance is 105.1 km.

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The best way to get from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 3€ - 10€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Empresa Freire, depart from Lugo station.

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The best way to get from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 3€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 47.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Portomarín, Spain and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Empresa Freire operates a bus from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela via Sarria, Sarria, and Orense-Empalme in around 3 h 59 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sarria to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Empresa Freire
Phone
+34 902 800 220
Email
infofreire@empresafreire.com
Website
empresafreire.com
Bus from Lugo to Capilla San Lazaro
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
empresafreire.com
Other operators
Taxi from Portomarín to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Parada de Taxi de Llanera
Phone
+34 985 77 01 01

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