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Train via Segovia  •  14h 59m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Irun to Segovia Guiomar Alv / ...
  3. Take the train from Segovia Guiomar to Santiago De Compostela Alv

€88 - €138

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Train  •  15h 54m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Pasajes to Vitoria/Gasteiz Re
  3. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Santiago De Compostela Alv

€75 - €119

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Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

€77 - €125

Train, bus  •  40h 17m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne Intercités / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Santiago De Compostela

€118 - €179

Drive  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela 872.4 km

€95 - €140

Train to San Sebastian, fly  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) EAS - SCQ

€148 - €928

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) TLS - SCQ

€112 - €993

Train, bus to Pamplona, fly  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Take the bus from Hendaya to Pamplona
  3. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) PNA - SCQ

€163 - €951

Train, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ

€130 - €961

France → Spain
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International entry into Spain from France

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia and Sweden. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil, India and South Africa
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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 France from Spain.

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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela is to train which costs €75 - €120 and takes 15h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly which costs €140 - €950 and takes 8h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Lourdes and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Hendaia, Irun and Segovia Guiomar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 59m.

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It is 691 km from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela. It is approximately 872.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train via Segovia which takes 14h 59m and costs €85 - €140.

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It takes approximately 14h 59m to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lourdes station.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela is to train via Segovia which takes 14h 59m and costs €85 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €75 - €130 and takes 15h 30m.

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

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Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Map of how to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 691.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 59m

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

You can take a train from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela via Hendaye, Hendaia, Irun, Irun, and Segovia Guiomar in around 14h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela via Tarbes, Tarbes, and Ourense in around 15h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €160
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €160
Flights from Toulouse to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Flights from Toulouse to Santiago de Compostela via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Toulouse to Santiago de Compostela via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Toulouse to Santiago de Compostela via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €260
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lourdes to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Lourdes to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Irun to Segovia Guiomar
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Segovia Guiomar to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Pasajes to Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Tarbes to Ourense
Ave. Duration
11h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
monbus.es
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Bayona to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Hendaya to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela is 872 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from San Sebastian Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at €75 per night.

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