There are 10 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Malaga, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Malaga (AGP) SCQ - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras

$74 - $276

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Algeciras  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Algeciras (AEI) SCQ - AEI

$31 - $178

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Tangier, car ferry  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Tangier (TNG) SCQ - TNG
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$104 - $386

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla, train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Sevilla (SVQ) SCQ - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$67 - $235

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Jerez, train, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Jerez (XRY) SCQ - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$88 - $388

Train to A Coruna, fly to Sevilla, train, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Sevilla (SVQ) LCG - SVQ
  3. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
  4. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$75 - $250

Train, bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Bahia-Sur A
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$146 - $194

Train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Algeciras Atr

$140 - $180

Bus  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Tarifa

$65 - $110

Drive  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa 682.6 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 18 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Tarifa. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 18 h 20 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Tarifa is 804 km. The road distance is 1092.2 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 20 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa is to fly which takes 8 h 11 min and costs 26€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 12 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 18 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Tarifa station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa.
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  • Distance: 502.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

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

Ryanair, HELITY Copter Airlines and two other airlines fly from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Algeciras, and Algeciras in around 12 h 42 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Jerez via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Jerez via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Tangier via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
HELITY Copter Airlines
Website
helity.es
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Algeciras via Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Algeciras via Palma Mallorca, Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Algeciras via Barcelona, Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Algeciras via Madrid, Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Bahia-Sur
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from San Fernando to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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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 Santiago De Compostela to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$43 - $48
Standard Car
$115 - $130
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa is 1092 km. It takes approximately 10 h 37 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Tarifa.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 399+ hotels available in Tarifa. Prices start at $58 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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