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There are 6 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  7h 33m

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

$67 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Bilbao Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 783

$64 - $102

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Shuttle to Porto, fly  •  7h 54m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bordeaux (BOD) OPO - BOD

$339 - $561

Train  •  15h 4m

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

$134 - $178

Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux

$100 - $150

Drive  •  8h 58m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux 572.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux is to bus and night bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 15h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 7h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Bordeaux. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15h 30m.

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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 15h 4m.

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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 train which takes 15h 4m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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

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Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 7h 33m and costs 55€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 15h 4m, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 15h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 421.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

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

Iberia, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Hendaye in around 15h 4m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Valencia
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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 Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $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
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$288
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
Eurolines FR
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 Santiago De Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
alsa.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
Night bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Bordeaux station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux is 916 km. It takes approximately 8h 58m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Bordeaux.

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Lufthansa, easyJet, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 893+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Santiago de Compostela Airport is to bus which takes 17m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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