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Bus

From Ourense's bus station, 2km northwest of the centre, Monbus runs to Santiago (€9, 1¾ hours, four or more daily), Vigo (€6.55, 1½ hours, four or more daily), Pontevedra (€7.10, 1½ hours, one or more daily) and Lugo (€6.05, 1¾ hours, two or more daily). Arriva heads to A Coruña (€19 to €22, 2¼ to three hours, three or four daily). Avanza (www.avanzabus.com) journeys to Madrid (€34 to €39, six to seven hours, five daily).

Train

The train station is 500m north of the Río Miño. Renfe runs to Santiago (€10 to €20, 40 minutes to 1¾ hours, 10 daily), Vigo (€12 to €24, 1¾ to 2½ hours, 10 or more daily), León (€15 to €35, 3¾ to 4½ hours, five daily) and elsewhere.