There are 6 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon by plane, towncar, train, bus or car

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Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Lisbon (LIS) SCQ - LIS

55€ - 149€

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Train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic
  3. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

48€ - 65€

4 alternative options

Towncar to Porto, fly  •  5h 50m

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

259€ - 527€

Bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Leiria
  2. Take the bus from Leiria to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

53€ - 73€

Drive  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon 542 km

65€ - 100€

Towncar, bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take a town car from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Fátima
  3. Take the bus from Fatima to Lisboa Sete Rios

419€ - 518€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon is to fly which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via Leiria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Vigo Guixar and Porto - Campanha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Lisbon is 466 km. The road distance is 542 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon without a car is to train which takes 8h 12m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon 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 Lisbon is to fly which takes 4h 3m and costs 55€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8h 12m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 10h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 465.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

TAP Portugal and Iberia fly from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Vigo Urzaiz, Vigo Guixar, and Porto - Campanha in around 8h 12m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
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 Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
24€ - 35€
Bus operators
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 Leiria
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Fatima to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Leiria to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Citi Express
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
220€ - 270€
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VMTransfers
Towncar from Porto Airport to Fátima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
190€ - 240€
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VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 11:58 AM in Santiago de Compostela and 10:58 AM in Lisbon.

Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon is 542 km. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7123+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ 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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