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There are 8 ways to get from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Alicante to Santiago de Compostela  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) ALC - SCQ

$43 - $198

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Train to Valencia, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) VLC - SCQ

$58 - $220

Fly Alicante to A Coruna, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to A Coruna (LCG) ALC - LCG
  2. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$81 - $214

Train to Valencia, fly to A Coruna, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to A Coruna (LCG) VLC - LCG
  3. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$96 - $376

Train via Madrid Chamartín  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela A

$130 - $175

Train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Santiago de Compostela A

$120 - $150

Bus  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Madrid Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Santiago De Compostela

$73 - $114

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela 642.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Madrid Estacion Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Santiago de Compostela is 847 km. The road distance is 1027.9 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 8 h 59 min and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Alicante to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs 35€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 8 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 14 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 529.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia fly from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 8 h 59 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Valencia to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca, Sevilla
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Valencia to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Valencia to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Valencia to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca, Sevilla
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Valencia to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Valencia to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Alicante to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Valencia to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Valencia to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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 Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Alicante to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Alicante to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Alicante to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Santiago de Compostela is 1028 km. It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to drive from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 491+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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