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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) GVA - SCQ

$41 - $182

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Fly to A Coruna, train  •  7 h 54 min

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

$84 - $168

Fly to Porto, shuttle  •  8 h 32 min

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

$343 - $526

Fly to Vigo, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vigo (VGO) GVA - VGO
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela

$86 - $590

Train  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela A

$263 - $354

Bus via A Coruña  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève to A Coruña
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

$129 - $191

Bus  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela

$130 - $190

Drive  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela 1011.8 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs SFr 40 - SFr 190 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs SFr 40 - SFr 190 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 27 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Avignon TGV, Madrid Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 21 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Santiago de Compostela is 1219 km. The road distance is 1618.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 17 h 21 min and costs SFr 260 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Geneva to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 260 - SFr 360 and takes 17 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 200 and takes 26 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 762.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

easyJet, Iberia and Lufthansa fly from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela via Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 17 h 21 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Geneva to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Flights from Geneva to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Geneva to A Coruna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Geneva to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Vigo via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Vigo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Vigo via Porto, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Geneva to A Coruna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Geneva to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from A Coruña to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
monbus.es
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 Ginebra to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
alsa.com

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

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Geneva to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Geneva 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 Geneva to Santiago de Compostela is 1619 km. It takes approximately 15 h 31 min to drive from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela.

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Iberia offer flights from Geneva Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Santiago de Compostela bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 491+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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