There are 7 ways to get from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus, night train, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Santiago de Compostela Ic / ...

$65 - $85

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to Santiago De Compostela

$40 - $80

5 alternative options

Trenhotel, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Lugo Rias Gallegas
  2. Take the bus from Lugo to Santiago De Compostela Área de Lugo / ...

$62 - $90

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela 305.1 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ

$68 - $316

Night bus to Madrid, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Burgos to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) MAD - SCQ

$46 - $160

Night bus to Madrid, fly to A Coruna, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Burgos to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG
  3. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$78 - $246

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgos and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burgos Rosa de Lima and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Burgos and Santiago de Compostela is 401 km. The road distance is 488.2 km.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs .

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The train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Santiago de Compostela takes 7 h 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Burgos to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Burgos station.

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Burgos to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Burgos Rosa de Lima station.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 30 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 250.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Autocares Lázara also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Lugo
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.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 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 Burgos to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Burgos to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Lugo to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal
Empresa Freire
Phone
+34 902 800 220
Email
infofreire@empresafreire.com
Website
empresafreire.com
Bus from Lugo to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
empresafreire.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Burgos - Estación de Autobuses to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
monbus.es
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 Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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Burgos 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 Burgos to Santiago de Compostela is 488 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela.

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Iberia offers flights from Bilbao Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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