There are 10 ways to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela by car train, train, plane, 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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Eurotunnel, train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) LGW - SCQ

$267 - $500

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Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) CDG - SCQ

$115 - $338

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Train, train to Brussels, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BRU - SCQ

$134 - $400

Eurotunnel, train to London Heathrow, fly to A Coruna, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to A Coruna (LCG) LHR - LCG
  4. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$304 - $540

Eurotunnel, train to London Stansted, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) STN - SCQ

$279 - $729

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Porto  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Porto (OPO) ORY - OPO

$410 - $664

Train  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Santiago de Compostela Ic

$318 - $371

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Valença do Minho
  3. Take the bus from Valença to Santiago de Compostela

$215 - $307

Bus Transportes Barquense  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Cergy-Pontoise
  2. Take the bus from Pontoise to Valença
  3. Take the bus from Valença to Santiago de Compostela

$136 - $195

Drive  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Santiago de Compostela 1115.1 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 32 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Calais Ferry and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Paris Gallieni and Valença. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 18 min.

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The distance between Calais and Santiago de Compostela is 1193 km. The road distance is 1784.1 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 20 h 36 min and costs 270€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Calais to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Calais Ferry station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 20 h 36 min and costs 270€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180€ - 270€ and takes 28 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 745.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Calais to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, Hendaia, Irun, and Irun in around 20 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Gallieni, Valença do Minho, and Valença in around 28 h 18 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Valença do Minho
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Valença to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Valença do Minho to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
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 Calais to Cergy-Pontoise
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.com
Bus from Pontoise to Valença
Ave. Duration
24 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
barquense.com

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