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

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Train via Madrid Atocha  •  7h 12m

  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 / ...

$112 - $150

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Bus ALSA  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Zaragoza

$50 - $85

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Train  •  10h 42m

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

$110 - $140

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  15h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Alfajarín

$84 - $94

Drive  •  7h 48m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza 491.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza  •  7h 9m

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

$88 - $405

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona, train  •  5h 19m

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

$68 - $206

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Madrid (MAD) SCQ - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias

$69 - $191

Train to A Coruna, fly to Madrid, train  •  5h 41m

  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 train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias

$101 - $277

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao, train  •  8h 39m

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

$104 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12h 30m.

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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 5h 19m.

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

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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 10h 42m.

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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 7h 12m and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m 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 7h 12m and costs 95€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 360€ and takes 7h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza.
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  • Distance: 403.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 12m

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 7h 12m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 12h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Bilbao, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
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
5h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Zaragoza Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 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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Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Zaragoza Delicias station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza is 786 km. It takes approximately 7h 48m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza.

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

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Book your Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Santiago de Compostela to Zaragoza bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Zaragoza. Prices start at $45 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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