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There are 10 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to London by plane, train, shuttle, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to London Gatwick (LGW) SCQ - LGW

$56 - $288

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Train to A Coruna, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to London Heathrow (LHR) LCG - LHR

$90 - $309

Fly Santiago de Compostela to London Stansted  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to London Stansted (STN) SCQ - STN

$66 - $498

Shuttle to Porto, fly to London City  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London City (LCY) OPO - LCY

$381 - $773

Shuttle to Porto, fly to London Gatwick  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Gatwick (LGW) OPO - LGW

$353 - $583

Shuttle to Porto, fly to London Stansted  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Stansted (STN) OPO - STN

$348 - $723

Train  •  21 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Dax Tgv
  3. Take the train from Dax to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$325 - $538

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Paris, Paris 783
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lille 757 / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$154 - $242

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station

$120 - $190

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London

$247 - $417

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to London is to fly which costs 55€ - 440€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to London is to fly which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Londres Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and London is 1149 km.

The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to London without a car is to train which takes 21 h 32 min and costs 280€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to London is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 45€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 470€ and takes 21 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 2 days 10 h.

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Santiago de Compostela to London bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to London.
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  • Distance: 718.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

easyJet, Aer Lingus and Iberia fly from Santiago de Compostela to London once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to London via Hendaye, Dax, Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 21 h 32 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Stansted via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Porto to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to London City
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Porto to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Porto to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
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
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 Hendaye to Dax
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Dax
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $40
Train from Dax to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
Eurostar
Bus operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$288
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
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 Santiago de Compostela to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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London is 1 h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 5:02 AM in Santiago de Compostela and 4:02 AM in London.

Aer Lingus, Iberia and easyJet offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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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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