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There are 7 ways to get from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) by bus, plane, train, night bus or car

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Bus, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from A-7075 Km 10,200 to Málaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) AGP - SCQ

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Bus, fly to A Coruna, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from A-7075 Km 10,200 to Málaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to A Coruna (LCG) AGP - LCG
  3. Take the train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela
  4. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Aeropuerto Rosalía de Castro - Santiago de Compostela

Train via Ourense  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense Alv / ...
  3. Take the train from Ourense to Santiago De Compostela Avn / ...

Train  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela Alv

Bus  •  17h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Madrid Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Santiago De Compostela

Night bus, bus  •  23h 31m

  1. Take the night bus from Malaga to Evora
  2. Take the bus from Evora to Braga
  3. Take the bus from Braga to Santiago de Compostela 783

Drive  •  10h 56m

  1. Drive from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) 1120.5 km
Costa del Sol → Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)
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The cheapest way to get from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to bus and fly which costs €29 - €170 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to bus and fly which costs €29 - €170 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ). However, there are services departing from A-7075 Km 10,200 and arriving at Aeropuerto Rosalía de Castro - Santiago de Compostela via Malaga, Madrid Estacion Sur and San Caetano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 46m.

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The distance between Costa del Sol and Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is 758 km. The road distance is 1120.5 km.

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The best way to get from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) without a car is to train via Ourense which takes 10h 6m and costs €110 - €240.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ), including transfers.

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Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Malaga station.

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The best way to get from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to train via Ourense which takes 10h 6m and costs €110 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €90 - €140 and takes 17h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Map of how to get from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ).
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  • Distance: 757.7 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Costa del Sol, Spain and Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ), Spain?

You can take a train from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) via Malaga Maria Zambrano, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, Madrid-Chamartin, Ourense, Santiago De Compostela, and Santiago de Compostela - EI in around 10h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) via A-7075 Km 10,200, Málaga, Malaga, Madrid Estacion Sur, Santiago De Compostela, and San Caetano in around 17h 46m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Malaga to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Malaga to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€22 - €260
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Ourense to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€50 - €70
Promo+
€58 - €63
Flexible
€75 - €100
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €65
Promo+
€55 - €59
Flexible
€70 - €95
Bus operators
Transportes de Area de Malaga
Phone
+ 34 (0) 955 038 665
Email
info@ctmam.es
Website
siu.ctmam.ctan.es
Bus from A-7075 Km 10,200 to Málaga
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
siu.ctmam.ctan.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Email
info@monbus.es
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Aeropuerto Rosalía de Castro - Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Schedules at
tussa.org
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Malaga to Evora
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Braga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Evora to Braga
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is 1121 km. It takes approximately 10h 56m to drive from Costa del Sol to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ).

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Malaga Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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