There are 7 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Bayonne 783
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to Tarbes N786 / ...

$53 - $92

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Train  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes Ic

$139 - $178

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes 546.8 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Toulouse (TLS) SCQ - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$80 - $333

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao, bus, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes

$109 - $301

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona, bus, train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Pamplona (PNA) SCQ - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona Coach Station to Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes

$173 - $670

Train to Vigo, fly to Bilbao, bus, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  4. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes

$100 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes is to drive which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Lourdes - Gare SNCF via Bayonne and Tarbes - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Lourdes via Hendaye and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Lourdes is 691 km. The road distance is 874.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 12 min and costs 45€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 15 h 12 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes is to bus which takes 15 h 12 min and costs 45€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 15 h 21 min.

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  • Distance: 432 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes via Bayonne, Tarbes, and Tarbes - Gare Routière in around 15 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes via Hendaye and Bayonne in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
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.

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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
$100 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
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 Bayonne to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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 Bayonne
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayonne to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
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 Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Pamplona Coach Station to Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Toulouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes is 875 km. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Lourdes.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, easyJet and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 662+ hotels available in Lourdes. Prices start at $46 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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