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There are 7 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Arca by bus, train, taxi 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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Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Baio
  2. Take the bus from Baio to Corcubión
  3. Take the bus from Corcubión to Lariño

$12 - $20

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna A / ...
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Corcubión
  3. Take the bus from Corcubión to Lariño

$20 - $50

Bus via A Coruña  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to A Coruña
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Corcubión
  3. Take the bus from Corcubión to Lariño

$17 - $44

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Gándara
  2. Take a taxi from Gándara to Arca

$85 - $110

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Arca 43.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Arca 43.6 miles

$8 - $12

Train, taxi  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Villagarcia de Arosa Ir / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Villagarcia de Arosa to Arca

$116 - $154

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Arca is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Arca is to taxi which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Arca. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Lariño via Baio and Corcubión. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Arca is 49 km. The road distance is 69.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Arca without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 10€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Arca, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Arca bus services, operated by Transporte de Galicia, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Arca bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Lariño station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Arca is 70 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Arca.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Arca. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Arca.
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  • Distance: 30.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Arca via Baio and Corcubión in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
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 Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Villagarcia de Arosa
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Baio
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.gal
Bus from Baio to Corcubión
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
arriva.gal
Bus from A Coruña to Corcubión
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
arriva.gal
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Corcubión to Lariño
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
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 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 A Coruña/La Coruña to Corcubion-Cee
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Ferrin Group
Phone
+34 (0) 981 873 643
Website
grupoferrin.com
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Gándara
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
grupoferrin.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gándara to Arca
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Service Taxi
Phone
+34 619 18 55 75
Website
servitaxi.net
Taxi Suso Fernández
Phone
+34 636 495 607
Parada De Taxis
Phone
+34 981 58 55 97

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