There are 4 ways to get from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelos to Viana do Castelo
  2. Take the train from Viana do Castelo to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela Ir

$25 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus InterNorte  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Santiago de Compostela

$25 - $63

2 alternative options

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Viana do Castelo to Santiago de Compostela

$58 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela 122.9 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Barcelinhos and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Braga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Barcelos and Santiago de Compostela is 150 km. The road distance is 196.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Braga station.

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The best way to get from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela is 1 h ahead of Barcelos. It is currently 9:21 PM in Barcelos and 10:21 PM in Santiago de Compostela.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela is 197 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela.

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  • Distance: 93.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela via Viana do Castelo, Vigo-Guixar, Estación Ferrocarril, Canceleiro, and Vigo Urzaiz in around 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, Autocares Lázara operates a bus from Barcelos to Santiago de Compostela 3 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Barcelos to Viana do Castelo
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Viana do Castelo to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
cp.pt
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Viana do Castelo to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Braga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Braga to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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