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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) by plane, train, bus, towncar or car

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Fly Lyon to Santiago de Compostela

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ)

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Santiago de Compostela

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Geneva - Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ)

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Fly Lyon to A Coruna, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to A Coruna (LCG)
  2. Take the train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela

Fly Lyon to Vigo, train

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Vigo (VGO)
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela

Fly Lyon to Porto, towncar

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Porto (OPO)
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

Train

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Nimes
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Segovia Guiomar
  4. Take the train from Segovia Guiomar to Santiago De Compostela

Bus via Bordeaux

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean - Terres de Borde
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Santiago de Compostela

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Givors to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Santiago Compostela

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)

Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) by train and bus

The journey time between Lyon Airport (LYS) and Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is around 16h 9m and covers a distance of around 1857 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 18m. Operated by SNCF, Renfe SNCF, Renfe Viajeros and others, the Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) service departs from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv and arrives in Aeropuerto Rosalía de Castro - Santiago de Compostela. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
16h 9m Average Duration
€150 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to bus via Bordeaux which costs €60 - €80 and takes 22h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to fly which costs €60 - €600 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ). However, there are services departing from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport and arriving at Aeropuerto Rosalía de Castro - Santiago de Compostela via Bordeaux Saint-Jean and Santiago de Compostela. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 33m.

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It is 1118 km from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ). It is approximately 1469.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) without a car is to train which takes 16h 9m and costs €150 - €240.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to fly from Lyon (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport station.

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The best way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to fly which takes 4h 15m and costs €60 - €600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €150 - €240 and takes 16h 9m, you could also bus via Bordeaux, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 22h 33m.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ).
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  • Distance: 1117.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Lyon Airport (LYS), France and Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ), Spain?

Iberia, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) via Nimes, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Segovia Guiomar, Santiago De Compostela, and Santiago de Compostela in around 16h 9m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €850
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €1200
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €1200
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €1200
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €1400
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €800
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Madrid, Santander
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €800
Flights from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €850
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €1200
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €1200
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €1200
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €800
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €1400
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Madrid, Santander
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €800
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €1400
Flights from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €490
Flights from Lyon to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €2700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Segovia Guiomar
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Segovia Guiomar to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean - Terres de Borde
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Givors to Ourense
Ave. Duration
20h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Email
info@monbus.es
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Santiago Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€220 - €270
More information at
VMTransfers

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is 1470 km. It takes approximately 14h 10m to drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ).

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Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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