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There are 10 ways to get from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela by train, plane, subway, towncar, bus, car or car ferry

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) LGW - SCQ

126€ - 939€

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Subway to London Stansted, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) STN - SCQ

108€ - 842€

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Fly London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela  •  8h 26m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) LHR - SCQ

154€ - 1045€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Porto, towncar  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Porto (OPO) LGW - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

271€ - 449€

Train to London Luton, fly to Porto, towncar  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Porto (OPO) LTN - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

286€ - 463€

Fly London Stansted to Porto, towncar  •  9h 33m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Porto (OPO) STN - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

259€ - 452€

Train  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela Alv

309€ - 646€

Bus via Paris  •  30h 53m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela 783

114€ - 134€

Bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela

193€ - 273€

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 8m

  1. Drive from St Pancras International Station to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Santiago de Compostela

216€ - 359€

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The cheapest way to get from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela is to bus via Paris which costs £95 - £120 and takes 30h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £100 - £850 and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 10m.

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The distance between St Pancras International Station and Santiago de Compostela is 1152 km.

The best way to get from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 19h 10m and costs £260 - £600.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela is to fly which takes 8h 26m and costs £130 - £900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £260 - £600 and takes 19h 10m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs £95 - £120 and takes 30h 53m.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Santiago de Compostela is 1h ahead of St Pancras International Station. It is currently 2:10 PM in St Pancras International Station and 3:10 PM in Santiago de Compostela.

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  • Distance: 1151.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between St Pancras International Station, England and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Aer Lingus, Iberia and 10 other airlines fly from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from St Pancras International Station to Santiago de Compostela via London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 19h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from London Luton to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Flights from London Luton to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Porto via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Flights from London Stansted to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 470€
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 470€
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 470€
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
23€ - 470€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
London Underground (Tube)
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 23€
Off-Peak Single
14€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
19€ - 28€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
46€
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 270€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 70€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
26€ - 35€
Car
50€ - 70€
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220€ - 270€
More information at
VMTransfers

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