Travelling and reservations
Travelling to Ourense
Ourense is not only the most important urban area of the inland of Galicia but also a communications hub that, because of its location, connects the coastal area of Galicia with the rest of Spain. Ourense is also strongly linked to Portugal, as the frontier is at just 60 km from the city.
No matter if you choose to drive your car or take a coach, Ourense has a road network that makes your journey easy. The most important larger cities of Galicia, A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela, and Vigo are less than 200 km away and accessible by freeways and motorways. Madrid, the capital of Spain, is only at a 4 hours drive taking highway A-52. The second biggest city of Portugal, Porto, is less than 2 hours away.
GPS Coordinates: 42º20’11”N 7º51’48”W – 42.3379,-7.8638
- From A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela: AP-53
- From Porto, Vigo, Madrid: A-5
- From Lugo: N-540
National rails connect Ourense with any part of Spain and very soon it will be part of a high velocity train network that will connect Ourense with Madrid in 2 hours 30 minutes. At the moment, modern AVANT trains get you to A Coruña in 1 hour 10 minutes and to Santiago de Compostela in just 38 minutes.
Please check www.renfe.es site to look for combinations.
Although Ourense does not have an airport, good connections place Galician airports reachable in just a few steps. Peinador airport, in Vigo is 90 km far from Ourense, Lavacolla in Santiago de Compostela, 106 km away and Alvedro in A Coruña, only 176 km (all three with direct freeway connections). It is also possible to take a flight to Portugal, since Porto international airport Sá Carneiro, is only two hours away by road.
Hotels in Ourense city
In the last couple of years the city had increased its accomodation offer, with the presence of prestigious hotel chains that coexist with classic stablishments counting with years of quality experience.
In this map you find the main hotels in Ourense city.
Accommodations in the city center or its surroundings
Ourense is a place for relax, get rest and feel at home. Doesn’t matter if you are looking for a place in the city center or its surroundings, you will find a wide and diverse range of accommodation that will suit any budget. Many accommodation possibilities which, of course, offer SPA facilities are available.
Check, for instance, different options for accommodation at turismodeourense.gal.