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

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Rome  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Rome (FCO) SCQ - FCO

$77 - $420

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Rome Ciampino  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) SCQ - CIA

$67 - $168

6 alternative options

Shuttle to Porto, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) OPO - CIA

$339 - $533

Train  •  26 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$307 - $480

Bus Eurolines CH  •  37 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to A Coruña
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Genève
  3. Take the bus from Geneva to Rome

$175 - $286

Train, car ferry  •  38 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants A
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the train from S.Marinella to Roma Termini Reg / ...

$227 - $308

Bus Eurolines FR  •  40 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Rome

$254 - $373

Drive  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Rome 1426.1 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Rome is to fly which costs 65€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Rome. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion and arriving at Rome via A Coruña and Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Rome. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Roma Termini via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Marseille-Saint-Charles and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 26 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Rome is 1727 km. The road distance is 2281.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Rome without a car is to train which takes 26 h 26 min and costs 260€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Rome, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Rome 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 Rome is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 65€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 420€ and takes 26 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs 150€ - 250€ and takes 37 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1079.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and three other airlines fly from Santiago de Compostela to Rome every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, and Milano Centrale in around 26 h 26 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome Ciampino via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome Ciampino via Valencia
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome Ciampino via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome Ciampino via Sevilla, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome Ciampino via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Porto to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Porto to Rome Ciampino via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Porto to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
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 Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Marinella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
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
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from A Coruña to Genève
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Marseille
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Santiago de Compostela to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Rome station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Rome is 2282 km. It takes approximately 21 h 50 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Rome.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Rome 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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