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

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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Train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela Ir

$51 - $100

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Porto
  2. Take the bus from Porto, Porto to Vigo
  3. Take the bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

$34 - $52

6 alternative options

Bus InterNorte  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Santiago de Compostela

$52 - $72

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela 338 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Porto, shuttle  •  6 h 3 min

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

$301 - $366

Fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) LIS - SCQ

$74 - $297

Fly to A Coruna, train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$57 - $203

Fly to Vigo, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$64 - $215

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon station to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Sete Rios Station and arriving at Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion via Porto, Porto and Vigo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Santiago de Compostela is 466 km. The road distance is 540.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs 40€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs 40€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 291 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Porto(Campanha), Vigo-Guixar, Estación Ferrocarril, Canceleiro, and Vigo Urzaiz in around 8 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Porto, Porto, Porto, and Vigo in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Lisbon to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Lisbon to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Hahn
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
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 Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Porto, Porto to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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

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More Questions & Answers

Santiago de Compostela is 1 h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 11:51 AM in Lisbon and 12:51 PM in Santiago de Compostela.

Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela is 541 km. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 484+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 3€.

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