There are 10 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Italy by plane, train, car ferry, 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 to Rome  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Rome (FCO) SCQ - FCO

$78 - $421

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Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) SCQ - BGY

$63 - $1,218

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SCQ - MXP

$83 - $251

Fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Milan Linate (LIN) SCQ - LIN

$72 - $347

Fly to Turin  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Turin (TRN) SCQ - TRN

$80 - $208

Train  •  29 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$462 - $591

Train, car ferry  •  37 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants A
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini Rv / ...

$233 - $319

Bus Eurolines CH  •  38 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to A Coruña
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Genève
  3. Take the bus from Geneva to Rome

$188 - $305

Bus Eurolines FR  •  40 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Rome

$259 - $379

Drive  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Rome 1428 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Italy is to fly which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Italy is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Italy. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via A Coruña, Geneva and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 3 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Italy is 1728 km. The road distance is 2284.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Italy without a car is to train which takes 29 h 16 min and costs 390€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Italy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Italy is to fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 65€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 390€ - 500€ and takes 29 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs 160€ - 260€ and takes 38 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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

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  • Distance: 1080 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Santiago de Compostela to Rome every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Gare Montparnasse, Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Milano Centrale in around 29 h 16 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,300
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $460
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $450
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
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
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
monbus.es
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from A Coruña to Genève
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
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 Marseille
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Italy is 2285 km. It takes approximately 21 h 51 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Italy.

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Lufthansa, Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 568+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $52 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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