There are 9 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra 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  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz Ir
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto - Boavista
  3. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Oriente

$54 - $100

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Porto, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
  3. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS

$38 - $122

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz Ir
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  3. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Oriente

$54 - $105

Bus Autna  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro to Vigo
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Lisbon

$46 - $72

Bus InterNorte  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$56 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra 349.9 miles

$75 - $120

Train to A Coruna, fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Lisbon (LIS) LCG - LIS

$56 - $204

Train to Vigo, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Lisbon (LIS) VGO - LIS

$64 - $216

Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Lisbon (LIS) SCQ - LIS

$73 - $298

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro and arriving at Sintra Estação via Vigo, Porto, Praça De Espanha and Marquês de Pombal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Sintra is 459 km. The road distance is 559.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 45€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Sintra bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra is to train which takes 8 h 34 min and costs 45€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10 h, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra.
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  • Distance: 286.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra via Vigo Urzaiz, Urzaiz - Muro Estación, Miragalla, Vigo-Guixar, Porto(Campanha), and Lisboa Oriente in around 8 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra via Vigo, Porto, Lisbon, Praça De Espanha, Marquês De Pombal, and Marquês de Pombal in around 10 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto - Boavista
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
Bus from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
autna.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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