There are 6 ways to get from Bilbao 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  2 h 48 min

  1. BIO - SCQ

$63 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus MonBus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. 9731
  2. 8483

$51 - $71

4 alternative options

Fly to A Coruna, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. BIO - LCG

$76 - $222

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 25 min

$50 - $75

Train  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Ic
  2. A / ...

$93 - $121

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. 366.9 miles

$65 - $100

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

Iberia flies from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela twice daily. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
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 Bilbao-Abando to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Bilbao to O Carballiño
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Carballiño to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela is 458 km. The road distance is 587 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 50€ - 200€.

No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Orense-Empalme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 41 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.