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There are 8 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona A
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$110 - $139

Cheapest option

Fly to Bilbao, bus, train  •  8h 10m

  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 St Jean Pied de Port

$96 - $281

6 alternative options

Bus  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Bayonne
  3. Take the bus from Gare de Bayonne to Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port

$106 - $131

Train  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port Bayonne - St-Jean-Pied-de-Port / ...

$125 - $157

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 485.5 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Pamplona (PNA) SCQ - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$150 - $632

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  9h 6m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to San Sebastian (EAS) SCQ - EAS
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$109 - $395

Fly to Logrono, bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Logrono (RJL) SCQ - RJL
  2. Take the bus from Viana to Pamplona
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$106 - $381

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to bus which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 14h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to fly and bus which costs 130€ - 550€ and takes 7h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion and arriving at Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Ourense and Gare de Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at St Jean Pied de Port via Hendaye and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 42m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 595 km. The road distance is 776.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 43m and costs 95€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 11h 43m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 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 Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to bus which takes 14h 35m and costs 90€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 14h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
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  • Distance: 371.7 miles
  • Duration: 11h 43m

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France?

You can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Ourense, Bayonne, and Gare de Bayonne in around 14h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Hendaye and Bayonne in around 14h 42m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Logrono via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Logrono via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Logrono via Malaga, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
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 Pamplona
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Bus operators
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 Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
monbus.es
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Ourense to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
iberocoach.com

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Pamplona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Jean Pied de Port station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 777 km. It takes approximately 7h 56m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

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

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Book your Santiago de Compostela to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Prices start at $62 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 17m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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