There are 8 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SCQ - BCN

$23 - $142

7 alternative options

Train to A Coruna, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Barcelona (BCN) LCG - BCN

$40 - $178

Train to Vigo, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Barcelona (BCN) VGO - BCN

$34 - $160

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave

$144 - $197

Train  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants A

$150 - $180

Bus ALSA  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Barcelona/Sants

$75 - $110

Bus MonBus  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Pontevedra 8719-8717 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pontevedra to Barcelona 9730-9303 / ...

$75 - $117

Drive  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona 679.8 miles

$120 - $190

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia fly from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Pontevedra to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona is 899 km. The road distance is 1088 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is to fly which costs 19€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is to fly which takes 3 h 53 min and costs 19€ - 130€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 51 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Barcelona/Sants. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 16 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona, including transfers.