The Stages of Tui

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Tui Information

Tui ©Panoramio / farrangallo

Tui ©Panoramio / farrangallo

Given that Portugal has links to all of the Atlantic Coast, Tui boasts excellent connections. By car it is easily reached both from the border and from the north via the A-55, which is connected to the A-52 towards the plateau. The AP-9 also reaches this point and provides connections to Vigo, Pontevedra, Santiago and the north of Galicia.

By train there is a connection with Renfe, which communicates Oporto to Vigo and has a station stop in the town. In addition there are a number of bus companies. Monbus links Tui to Pontevedra from Monday to Friday. The route from O Porriño is covered by the transport company Ojea and, from A Guarda by Alsa.

There are also buses to Portugal, the company Autna covers the route between Vigo and Oporto and there is a special service with Alsa Internoct, which communicates Fatima to Santiago of Compostela and has a stop in Tui.

Taxis and backpack transport

Correos offers a delivery backpacks service so you can walk without loads and enjoy the routes and stages. You can also purchase a packaging and shipment of bicycles service. The price is 42,03 euros (VAT included, shipping to mainland Spain). This is available in all offices.

Tuitrans is one of the main companies that offers a luggage service for the route of the Portuguese Camino, they cover the route from Pontelima, in Portugal, to Finisterre and Muxía after passing through Santiago of Compostela. (Susana (+34) 636839675 or Jose Manuel (+34) 646982906 from 8.00 to 22:00 hours). The price is 7 euros per backpack and stage, although, the cost may be reduced depending on the number of people.

The company which, has a physical office in Tui (Obispo Lago, 5) provides the service of luggage transport to the place of accommodation given by the pilgrims, this service can be arranged the day before or in advance for the whole route of the journey. They also offer a taxi service for those who need it in order to complete a stage or for transport from the airport to some stretch of the Camino. Tuitrans has its own taxi and affiliations with other professionals in all of the locations of the Camino, with special fixed prices.

In addition, they offer bicycle hire to pilgrims. The price is 20 euros per day and 35 euros to re collect the bike in Santiago de Compostela. Another option for backpack transport throughout the Portuguese Camino is with Sinmochila: (+34) 600295007 or contacto@sinmochila.es. In this case they cover the six Galician stages and in the case of agencies the additional two in Portugal. The price is from 7 euros per backpack and stage, although prices may vary depending on the number (minimum 3 euros for more than 15 backpacks).

Luggage is left in the place of accommodation for those staying in hotels or public albergues, in the case of council owned albergues walkers will have to collect their luggage from specific bars or cafes in the area.   In the municipality there are two taxi ranks, one is situated on Calvo Sotelo, (+34) 986600791 and the other at the station, in the parish of Guillarei.

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Nadee P 10/12/18 12:45:04
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So it's in 2d. Im nervous and a bit scared. Thinking and rethinking to work out what I may have forgotten.
I want to start though, cos I think the excitement will come once I'm on my way
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