There are 11 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza 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.

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Train via Madrid Atocha  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...

$113 - $151

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Bus Autocares Lázara  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Alfajarín

$1 - $4

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Train  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza Delicias A

$110 - $140

Bus ALSA  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Zaragoza

$55 - $85

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza 491.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Zaragoza (ZAZ) SCQ - ZAZ

$48 - $246

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Madrid (MAD) SCQ - MAD
  2. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza

$42 - $169

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SCQ - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias

$68 - $207

Train to A Coruna, fly to Madrid, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Madrid (MAD) LCG - MAD
  3. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza

$74 - $254

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO
  2. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias

$104 - $283

Train to Vigo, fly to Madrid, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Madrid (MAD) VGO - MAD
  3. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza

$67 - $267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza is to bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Zaragoza. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Zaragoza Delicias. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Zaragoza is 645 km. The road distance is 786.4 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza without a car is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 95€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza, including transfers.

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

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Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza 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 Zaragoza is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 95€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 8 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Zaragoza Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza.
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  • Distance: 403.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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 Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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 Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
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 Santiago De Compostela to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Alfajarín
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

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