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

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, bus to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ

$108 - $298

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Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Bayonne N786 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to Santiago de Compostela 783

$50 - $87

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Train, bus to Pamplona, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
  3. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) PNA - SCQ

$187 - $688

Train, bus to Pamplona, fly to A Coruna  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
  3. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to A Coruna (LCG) PNA - LCG
  4. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$225 - $504

Train, train to Barcelona, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
  3. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BCN - SCQ

$128 - $274

Train, bus to Bilbao, fly to Vigo  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Vigo (VGO) BIO - VGO
  4. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela

$98 - $276

Bus Iberocoach  •  16 h 11 min

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

$61 - $131

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela 549.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela is to train and bus and fly which costs 90€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Lourdes - Gare SNCF and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Tarbes and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 46 min.

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The distance between Lourdes and Santiago de Compostela is 691 km. The road distance is 878.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 46 min and costs 40€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Tarbes station.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela is 879 km. It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to drive from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela.

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  • Distance: 432 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela via Tarbes - Gare Routière, Tarbes, and Bayonne in around 15 h 46 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Pamplona to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Pamplona to A Coruna via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Pamplona to A Coruna via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Bilbao to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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 Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Bayona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Tarbes to Orense/Ourense
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tarbes to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayonne to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Tarbes to Ourense
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Iberia offers flights from Bilbao Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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