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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BCN - SCQ

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Fly Barcelona to A Coruna, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to A Coruna (LCG) BCN - LCG
  2. Take the train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela

Fly Barcelona to Vigo, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vigo (VGO) BCN - VGO
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela

Taxi to Girona, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) GRO - SCQ

Train via Madrid  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense Alv / ...
  3. Take the train from Ourense to Santiago De Compostela Avn / ...

Train  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Santiago De Compostela Alv

Bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Santiago De Compostela

Bus via Pontevedra  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Pontevedra
  2. Take the bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Estación Intermodal

Drive  •  10h 25m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela 1084.2 km

Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela by train

73 Weekly Trains
8h 8m Average Duration
€103 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs €29 - €180 and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs €29 - €180 and takes 4h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12h 39m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela is 899 km. The road distance is 1084.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train via Madrid which takes 8h 8m and costs €100 - €230.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs €29 - €180. Alternatively, you can train via Madrid, which costs €100 - €230 and takes 8h 8m, you could also bus, which costs €95 - €130 and takes 16h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 898.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia fly from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartín, Madrid-Chamartin, and Ourense in around 8h 8m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€21 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €240
Flights from Girona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €290
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Ourense to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
12h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €65
Promo+
€55 - €59
Flexible
€70 - €95
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
ALSA
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Email
info@monbus.es
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Estación Intermodal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
Taxis Aeropuerto Girona
Phone
646 039 355
Website
taxisaeropuertogirona.com
Taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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

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Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is 1084 km. It takes approximately 10h 25m to drive from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.

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

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Book your Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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