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

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Fly to Pamplona  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Pamplona (PNA) SCQ - PNA

$133 - $605

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Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación L10 / ...

$55 - $85

4 alternative options

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación

$78 - $260

Fly to Logrono, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Logrono (RJL) SCQ - RJL
  2. Take the bus from Viana to Pamplona

$89 - $354

Train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona A

$90 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona 435.2 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona is to fly which costs 110€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación via Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Pamplona. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Pamplona is 563 km. The road distance is 696.4 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona without a car is to train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs 80€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona, including transfers.

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

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Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona 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 Pamplona is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs 110€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 95€ and takes 8 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona.
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  • Distance: 351.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona 5 times a day. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona 6 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 48 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Alicante, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Logrono via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Logrono via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Logrono via Alicante, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Logrono via Malaga, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
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 Pamplona
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Autobuses La Union
Bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
Autobuses La Union
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 Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
La Burundesa S.A.
Phone
948 30 35 05
Email
info@laburundesa.com
Website
laburundesa.com
Bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
La Burundesa S.A.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Pamplona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona bus services, operated by La Burundesa S.A., arrive at PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Pamplona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona is 696 km. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Pamplona Airport.

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There are 271+ hotels available in Pamplona. 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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