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There are 8 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon by towncar, plane, train, bus or car

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Towncar to Porto, fly  •  5h 43m

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

248€ - 384€

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Bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Valença Do Minho
  2. Take the bus from Valença Do Minho to Lisbon Sete Rios

48€ - 77€

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Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  4h 20m

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

49€ - 139€

Train to A Coruna, fly  •  7h 48m

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

55€ - 88€

Towncar, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take a town car from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

243€ - 297€

Train  •  8h 26m

  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€

Drive  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon 538.1 km

60€ - 95€

Towncar, bus  •  7h 48m

  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

416€ - 514€

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon is to fly which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 4h 20m.

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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 26m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Lisbon is 466 km. The road distance is 538.1 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon without a car is to towncar and train which takes 8h 13m and costs 240€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon, including transfers.

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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 20m and costs 45€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8h 26m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 11h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 5:50 AM in Santiago de Compostela and 4:50 AM in Lisbon.

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  • Distance: 465.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 43m

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

TAP Portugal flies from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Vigo Urzaiz, Vigo Guixar, and Porto - Campanha in around 8h 26m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
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 Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once 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 58m
Frequency
Every 2 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 Valença Do Minho
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valença Do Minho to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
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
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€
Schedules at
Citi Express
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Fátima to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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€
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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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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 538 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1212+ hotels available in Lisbon. 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 25 min and costs 3€.

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