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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  3 h 47 min

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

$24 - $141

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Fly to A Coruna, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$40 - $176

Fly to Vigo, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$34 - $158

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela A

$141 - $186

Train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Santiago de Compostela A

$140 - $170

Bus ALSA  •  16 h 50 min

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

$65 - $110

Bus MonBus  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Pontevedra 9730-9303 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion 8719-8717 / ...

$77 - $107

Drive  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela 678.9 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs 20€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs 20€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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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. The journey takes approximately 16 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 28 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela is 899 km. The road distance is 1086.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 8 h 56 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min 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 Spanish Railways 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 3 h 47 min and costs 20€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 8 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 561.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 8 h 56 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
monbus.es

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