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There are 7 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  4h 13m

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

$74 - $245

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Bus Ouibus  •  9h 55m

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

$26 - $40

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Fly San Sebastian to A Coruna, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to A Coruna (LCG) EAS - LCG
  2. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$121 - $574

Fly San Sebastian to Vigo, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Vigo (VGO) EAS - VGO
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela

$93 - $316

Train  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela Ic

$95 - $120

Bus MonBus  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

$56 - $79

Drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela 428.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela is to bus and fly which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 4h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 26m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Santiago de Compostela is 536 km. The road distance is 685.8 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to bus which takes 9h 55m and costs 23€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from San Sebastián station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from San Sebastian station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which takes 9h 55m and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 10h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 334.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Ouibus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela 3 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 9h 55m. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 10h 26m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from San Sebastian to Vigo via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from San Sebastian to Vigo via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
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 A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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 San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastián to Ourense
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
monbus.es

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián 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 Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela is 686 km. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela.

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

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Book your Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Donostia / San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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