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There are 6 ways to get from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Gijon / Xixon to Santiago De Compostela

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela 201.3 miles

$16 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus via Aviles  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Aviles to Santiago De Compostela

$43 - $68

Train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Gijón to Leon A / ...
  2. Take the train from Leon to Santiago de Compostela Ic / ...

$59 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela 201.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Oviedo (OVD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) OVD - SCQ

$62 - $258

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The cheapest way to get from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gijon / Xixon and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Gijón and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Leon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Gijón and Santiago de Compostela is 245 km. The road distance is 322.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs 27€ - 45€.

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The bus from Gijon / Xixon to Santiago De Compostela takes 5 h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Gijón to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Gijon / Xixon station.

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Gijón to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Gijón station.

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The best way to get from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which takes 5 h and costs 27€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 8 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 153 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

ALSA operates a bus from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela via Leon in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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 Gijón to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Gijon / Xixon to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aviles to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Book at
blablacar.es

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There is no direct flight from Oviedo Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Gijón to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Gijón 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 Gijón to Santiago de Compostela is 322 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Gijón to Santiago de Compostela.

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

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Book your Gijón to Santiago de Compostela train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Gijón to Santiago de Compostela bus tickets online with ALSA.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gijón and Santiago de Compostela. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Gijón to Oviedo Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs 13€ - 21€.

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