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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Santiago de Compostela by plane, towncar, train, bus or car

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Fly Paris Orly to Santiago de Compostela  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) ORY - SCQ

€122 - €932

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Bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela 783

€65 - €160

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Fly Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) CDG - SCQ

€111 - €908

Fly Paris Orly to Porto, towncar  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Porto (OPO) ORY - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

€250 - €432

Fly Paris CDG to Porto, towncar  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Porto (OPO) CDG - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

€266 - €448

Fly Paris Orly to A Coruna, train  •  8h 54m

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

€106 - €335

Bus to Beauvais, fly to Porto, towncar  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Porto (OPO) BVA - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

€250 - €426

Train  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela Alv

€191 - €294

Drive  •  14h 4m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Santiago de Compostela 1492.8 km

€160 - €250

Paris to Santiago de Compostela by train

The train journey time between Paris and Santiago de Compostela is around 28h 29m and covers a distance of around 2362 km. The fastest train normally takes 27h 56m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, Renfe AVE, Renfe Cercanias and others, the Paris to Santiago de Compostela train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Santiago De Compostela. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
28h 29m
Fastest train time:
27h 56m
Train distance:
2362 km
Trains per week:
11
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
124 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:12
Last train departs at:
15:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Santiago de Compostela train schedules

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International entry into Spain from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • 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 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, India, Namibia and South Africa
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, India and Namibia
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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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

Frequently Asked Questions


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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 5 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs €65 - €160 and takes 20h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which costs €120 - €950 and takes 5h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Barcelona-Sants, Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 33m.

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The distance between Paris and Santiago de Compostela is 1072 km. The road distance is 1492.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 15h 33m and costs €190 - €300.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Paris to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs €120 - €950. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €190 - €300 and takes 15h 33m, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €160 and takes 20h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 1072.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

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

Vueling Airlines, Transavia France and Iberia fly from Paris to Santiago de Compostela once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris Bercy to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 15h 33m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €130
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Paris Orly to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Flights from Paris Orly to A Coruna via Milan Malpensa, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Paris Orly to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Flights from Paris Orly to A Coruna via Milan Malpensa, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €490
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €160
Flights from Beauvais to Porto via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€13 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €850
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Bus operators
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris Gallieni to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
47h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
alsa.com
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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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Santiago de Compostela is 1493 km. It takes approximately 14h 4m to drive from Paris to Santiago de Compostela.

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Transavia France, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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