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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela by plane, train, shuttle, 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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Fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) FRA - SCQ

$82 - $360

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Bus Ouibus  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Hub Europe Alsa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Hub Europe Alsa to Santiago de Compostela Ouibus

$76 - $109

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Fly to A Coruna, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to A Coruna (LCG) FRA - LCG
  2. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$80 - $446

Fly to Porto, shuttle  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Porto (OPO) FRA - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$369 - $584

Train  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Santiago de Compostela Ic

$365 - $474

Train, bus  •  35 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Santiago de Compostela

$204 - $297

Bus Iberocoach  •  36 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station 026
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Ourense
  3. Take the bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

$125 - $171

Drive  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela 1293.2 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 32 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs 70€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Hub Europe Alsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 10 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Santiago de Compostela is 1539 km. The road distance is 2069.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 22 h 19 min and costs 310€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 70€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 310€ - 420€ and takes 22 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 32 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 962.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Lufthansa, Iberia and Ryanair fly from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, Hendaia, Irun, and Irun in around 22 h 19 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to A Coruna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Compostela via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Frankfurt to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to A Coruna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
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 Frankfurt to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hub Europe Alsa to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Ourense
Ave. Duration
27 h 24 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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela is 2069 km. It takes approximately 19 h 17 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Santiago de Compostela.

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Lufthansa, Iberia and Ryanair offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 478+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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