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There are 12 ways to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela by train, plane, shuttle, bus, car ferry or car

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Train to Brussels, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  7 h 40 min

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

$128 - $418

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Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  7 h 58 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

$114 - $337

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) STN - SCQ

$116 - $606

Train to London Heathrow, fly to A Coruna, train  •  7 h 56 min

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

$140 - $417

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Porto, shuttle  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Porto (OPO) ORY - OPO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$404 - $658

Train, bus to Beauvais, fly to Porto, shuttle  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Amiens
  2. Take the bus from Amiens - Gare Routière to Beauvais Airport
  3. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Porto (OPO) BVA - OPO
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$344 - $701

Train to Brussels, fly to Porto, shuttle  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Porto (OPO) BRU - OPO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$395 - $682

Train  •  20 h 34 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

$307 - $370

Bus Eurolines FR  •  27 h 38 min

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

$226 - $307

Bus Iberocoach  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Ourense
  3. Take the bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

$123 - $162

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the bus from Dover, Eastern Docks to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 007 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela

$154 - $247

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 100€ - 140€ and takes 29 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 370€ and takes 7 h 40 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 Monção. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 38 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 34 min and costs 260€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 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 34 min and costs 260€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190€ - 270€ and takes 27 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels 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 Autocares Lázara, 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: 7 h 40 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 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Gallieni, Monção, and Monção in around 27 h 38 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Beauvais to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $470
Flights from Beauvais to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
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
$63 - $66
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
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 Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
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 Ville to Amiens
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
Keolis Oise
Phone
+33 3 44 53 93 60
Email
oise@keolis.com
Website
keolis-oise.com
Bus from Amiens - Gare Routière to Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis-oise.com
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 Monção
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Monção to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$56 - $61
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dover to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Paris to Ourense
Ave. Duration
21 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
monbus.es
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dover, Eastern Docks to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Santiago de Compostela is 1784 km. It takes approximately 16 h 48 min to drive from Calais to Santiago de Compostela.

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Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Brussels Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 482+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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