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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$51 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus Rede Expressos  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Porto
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Pontevedra
  3. Take the bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro

$37 - $51

6 alternative options

Bus InterNorte  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Santiago de Compostela

$55 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela 338 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Porto  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO

$296 - $356

Fly to A Coruna, train  •  4 h 49 min

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

$57 - $191

Fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 12 min

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

$74 - $289

Fly to Vigo, train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$61 - $207

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 49 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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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Lisboa and arriving at Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro via Porto and Pontevedra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 291 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 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 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Porto and Pontevedra in around 9 h 19 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Lisbon to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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