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Train to Brussels, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BRU - SCQ

€120 - €954

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Bus  •  28h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Hasselt Station to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Paris 801 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela 783

€90 - €116

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) EIN - SCQ

€137 - €990

Train to Brussels, fly to Porto, towncar  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Porto (OPO) BRU - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

€268 - €414

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) AMS - SCQ

€170 - €1072

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Porto, towncar  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Porto (OPO) EIN - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

€277 - €500

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) FRA - SCQ

€140 - €1000

Train, bus  •  24h 16m

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Ourense
  4. Take the train from Ourense to Santiago De Compostela Avn / ...

€218 - €304

Drive  •  17h 48m

  1. Drive from Genk to Santiago de Compostela 1889.2 km

€200 - €300

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santiago de Compostela is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santiago de Compostela is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santiago de Compostela is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Spain.

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The cheapest way to get from Genk to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs €90 - €120 and takes 28h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Genk to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly which costs €120 - €1000 and takes 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genk station to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Genk Station perron 11 and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Hasselt Station, Brussels-North train station and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 55m.

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The distance between Genk and Santiago de Compostela is 1391 km. The road distance is 1889.2 km.

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The best way to get from Genk to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train and bus which takes 24h 16m and costs €210 - €310.

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Genk to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Genk to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hasselt Station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Genk to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genk to Santiago de Compostela is 1889 km. It takes approximately 17h 48m to drive from Genk to Santiago de Compostela.

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  • Distance: 1390.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 24m

What companies run services between Genk, Belgium and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

You can take a bus from Genk to Santiago de Compostela via Hasselt Station, Brussels-North train station, and Paris in around 28h 55m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Flights from Eindhoven to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from Eindhoven to Santiago de Compostela via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €1500
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Eindhoven to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from Eindhoven to Santiago de Compostela via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €1500
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €130
Flights from Eindhoven to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Eindhoven to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €800
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €150
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Eindhoven to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Compostela via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €280
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Santiago de Compostela via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €1000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Hasselt to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €18
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €24
Train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Hasselt to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€13 - €20
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€150 - €180
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ourense to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Ourense
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
iberocoach.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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hasselt Station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€220 - €270
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VMTransfers

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