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There are 3 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to Zamora Alv
  2. Take the bus from Zamora to Alcañices

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Zamora
  2. Take the bus from Zamora to Alcañices

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices 305 km

Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices by train and bus

The journey time between Santiago de Compostela and Alcañices is around 6h 21m and covers a distance of around 402 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 10m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 21m. Services are operated by Renfe Viajeros and Empresa Vivas. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 11m
Layover time:
2h 10m
Total time:
6h 21m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 21m
Journey distance:
402 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€34
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:09
Last service departs at:
08:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices train and bus schedules

Santiago de Compostela → Alcañices
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 112

Frequently Asked Questions


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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alcañices is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alcañices is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alcañices is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Alcañices via Zamora. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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It is 223 km from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices. It is approximately 305 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 13m and costs €30 - €50.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices bus services, operated by Empresa Vivas, arrive at Alcañices station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices is 305 km. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices.
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  • Distance: 223.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Alcañices, Castille and León, Spain?

You can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Alcañices via Zamora in around 7h 5m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Zamora
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Vivas
Phone
980 51 66 23
Email
%20info@autocaresvivas.es
Website
autocaresvivas.es
Bus from Zamora to Alcañices
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €18
Schedules at
autocaresvivas.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 Santiago De Compostela to Zamora
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
alsa.com

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