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There are 9 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels by plane, train, towncar, bus or car

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Brussels  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Brussels (BRU) SCQ - BRU

59€ - 264€

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Train to A Coruna, fly to Brussels  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to La Coruna-San Cristobal
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Brussels (BRU) LCG - BRU

287€ - 822€

Towncar to Porto, fly to Brussels  •  8h 8m

  1. Take a town car from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Brussels (BRU) OPO - BRU

251€ - 448€

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SCQ - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

126€ - 344€

Train  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

268€ - 460€

Bus via Paris  •  25h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Paris 783
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station / ...

82€ - 103€

Bus, train  •  35h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Luxembourg
  3. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

114€ - 159€

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña Ces062 / ...
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Bruselas Nord Eurolines

195€ - 280€

Drive  •  17h 1m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels 1797.7 km

190€ - 280€

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels is to bus via Paris which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 25h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels is to fly which costs 55€ - 270€ and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Chamartin, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 29m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Brussels is 1318 km. The road distance is 1797.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 18h 29m and costs 260€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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Santiago de Compostela to Brussels train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 46m and costs 55€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 460€ and takes 18h 29m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 25h 10m.

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  • Distance: 1318.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels via Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 18h 29m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 280€
Flights from A Coruna to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 800€
Flights from A Coruna to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from A Coruna to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
270€ - 800€
Flights from A Coruna to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 420€
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from A Coruna to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
220€ - 1200€
Flights from A Coruna to Brussels via Valencia
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
230€ - 1200€
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 420€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from A Coruna to Brussels via Madrid, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
380€ - 1300€
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 250€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 430€
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 La Coruna-San Cristobal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Belgian Railways
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2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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 Paris
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Ourense to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
27h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
iberocoach.com
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 A Coruña/La Coruña
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Bruselas Nord Eurolines
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 270€
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
210€ - 260€
More information at
VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Santiago de Compostela to Brussels bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Brussels is 1798 km. It takes approximately 17h 1m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Brussels.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 75€ 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 13 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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