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There are 10 ways to get from London to Santiago de Compostela by plane, train, shuttle, bus, car or car ferry

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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Fly London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) LHR - SCQ

$93 - $331

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Fly London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) STN - SCQ

$66 - $499

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Fly London Heathrow to A Coruna, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to A Coruna (LCG) LHR - LCG
  2. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$91 - $307

Fly London City to Porto, shuttle  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Porto (OPO) LCY - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$382 - $773

Fly London Gatwick to Porto, shuttle  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Porto (OPO) LGW - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$354 - $583

Fly London Stansted to Porto, shuttle  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Porto (OPO) STN - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

$348 - $723

Train  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Santiago de Compostela Ic

$317 - $531

Bus via San Sebastián  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela Ouibus

$90 - $138

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela

$120 - $200

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Santiago de Compostela

$238 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs £50 - £390 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Santiago de Compostela is to fly and train which costs £65 - £240 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Londres Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between London and Santiago de Compostela is 718 miles.

The best way to get from London to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 20 h 53 min and costs £240 - £410.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from London to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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London to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs £70 - £260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £240 - £410 and takes 20 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs £65 - £110 and takes 30 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 718.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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

Iberia, Aer Lingus and seven other airlines fly from London to Santiago de Compostela hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, Hendaia, Irun, and Irun in around 20 h 53 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London City to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from London City to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Irun to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
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
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Santiago de Compostela is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 3:46 AM in London and 4:46 AM in Santiago de Compostela.

Aer Lingus, Vueling Airlines, British Airways and Iberia offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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