There are 7 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux 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  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bordeaux (BOD) SCQ - BOD

$67 - $277

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to San Sebastián Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux Pessac Ouibus

$37 - $53

5 alternative options

Train to A Coruna, fly  •  7 h 2 min

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

$80 - $232

Train, bus to Porto, fly  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
  3. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bordeaux (BOD) OPO - BOD

$78 - $316

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 783

$50 - $160

Train  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$135 - $180

Drive  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux 572.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 15 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 4 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Bordeaux is 674 km. The road distance is 916.1 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 20 min and costs 45€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 421.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux 4 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 13 h 20 min. Eurolines FR also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from A Coruna to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
autna.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santiago to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux Pessac
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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