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

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 London Gatwick  •  4 h 53 min

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

$56 - $294

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Train to A Coruna, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 16 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 Heathrow  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to London Heathrow (LHR) SCQ - LHR

$92 - $334

Fly Santiago de Compostela to London Stansted  •  5 h 28 min

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

$66 - $499

Train  •  20 h 48 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 Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$327 - $532

Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Paris, Paris 783
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...

$132 - $222

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 10 h

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

$120 - $200

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$260 - $419

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to London is to fly which costs 55€ - 430€ and takes 5 h 28 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 53 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 20 h 48 min and costs 280€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to London, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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 53 min and costs 45€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 460€ and takes 20 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 190€ and takes 29 h 30 min.

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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 FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1 h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 1:13 AM in Santiago de Compostela and 12:13 AM in London.

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

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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 53 min

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

easyJet and Iberia fly from Santiago de Compostela to London twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to London via Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 20 h 48 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
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 Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Stansted via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
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
Hourly
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
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
$190 - $290
Eurostar
Bus operators
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 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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