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There are 9 ways to get from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela by plane, train, shuttle, 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 Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BOD - SCQ

$68 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Pessac to San Sebastián Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela Ouibus

$35 - $54

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Fly Bordeaux to A Coruna, train  •  7 h 24 min

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

$81 - $232

Fly Bordeaux to Porto, shuttle  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Porto (OPO) BOD - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$340 - $560

Fly Bordeaux to Vigo, train  •  8 h 28 min

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

$83 - $314

Train, bus to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ

$139 - $364

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Santiago de Compostela 783

$50 - $150

Train  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  2. Take the train from Irun to Santiago de Compostela Ic

$133 - $177

Drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela 574.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Hendaia and Irun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Santiago de Compostela is 674 km. The road distance is 919.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs 45€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 55€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 13 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 14 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 421.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

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

Iberia, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min. Eurolines FR also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bordeaux to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Bordeaux to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Vigo via Paris Orly, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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 A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$288
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bayonne to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux Pessac to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Bordeaux Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela is 919 km. It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to drive from Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela.

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Volotea, easyJet, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Santiago de Compostela bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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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 Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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