There are 7 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Toulouse (TLS) SCQ - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$70 - $317

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Train, bus to Porto, fly to Toulouse  •  9 h 34 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 Toulouse (TLS) OPO - TLS
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$96 - $305

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona, train, night bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SCQ - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  3. Take the train from Girona to Figueres
  4. Take the night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
  5. Take the train from Perpignan to Narbonne
  6. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne

$73 - $230

Train, night bus  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Girona to Perpignan
  4. Take the train from Perpignan to Narbonne Tgv
  5. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$188 - $258

Train  •  19 h

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$177 - $237

Bus  •  20 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Valença
  2. Take the bus from Valença to Carcassonne

$133 - $169

Drive  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne 695.4 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne is to fly and train and night bus which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 270€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Carcassonne via Valença. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Carcassonne via Hendaye, Bayonne and Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Carcassonne is 886 km. The road distance is 1112.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne without a car is to train and night bus which takes 14 h 58 min and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne 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 Carcassonne is to train which takes 19 h and costs 150€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 20 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 553.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne via Hendaye, Bayonne, and Toulouse-Matabiau in around 19 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne via Valença in around 20 h 56 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Porto to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
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 Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Figueres
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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
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
Night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Valença
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Valença do Minho
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Valença to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
iberocoach.com

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Toulouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne is 1113 km. It takes approximately 10 h 42 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Carcassonne.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, easyJet and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 636+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at $70 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 17 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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