There are 9 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra by taxi, 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

Taxi, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Oriente Intercity

$333 - $367

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Porto, fly  •  6 h 17 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

$44 - $129

7 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Take the taxi from Porto Airport to Fátima
  3. Take the bus from Fátima to Lisboa 50

$583 - $589

Train  •  8 h 33 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

$57 - $113

Bus  •  11 h 24 min

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

$59 - $79

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra 349.9 miles

$75 - $120

Train to A Coruna, fly, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$61 - $209

Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 51 min

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

$77 - $303

Train to Vigo, fly, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$69 - $222

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 33 min. Alternatively, InterNorte operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min.

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 Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Thursday
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 20 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 and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
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
$25 - $55
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$3 - $6
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Fátima to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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
$55 - $75
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$306
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Fátima
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$263
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra?

The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Sintra is 459 km. The road distance is 560 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra?

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra?

The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra is to drive which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

How long does it take to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra?

It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Sintra, including transfers.