There are 11 ways to get from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela by shuttle, plane, car ferry, bus, 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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Shuttle to Malaga, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from AC Hotel Algeciras, a Marriott Lifestyle Hotel to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) AGP - SCQ

$89 - $590

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Bus, train to Sevilla, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6 h 11 min

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

$68 - $233

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Carferry to Tangier, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  7 h 21 min

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

$101 - $359

Carferry to Tangier, fly to A Coruna, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the carferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  2. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to A Coruna (LCG) TNG - LCG
  3. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

$114 - $375

Bus, train to Sevilla, fly to A Coruna, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$76 - $249

Carferry to Tangier, fly to Vigo, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the carferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  2. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Vigo (VGO) TNG - VGO
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela

$116 - $377

Bus, train  •  12 h 26 min

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

$145 - $196

Train  •  15 h 21 min

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

$137 - $179

Bus ALSA  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to Tordesillas
  2. Take the bus from Tordesillas to A Coruña
  3. Take the bus from A Coruña to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

$83 - $131

Bus InterNorte  •  25 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Faro Airport
  2. Take the bus from Faro Aeroporto to Santiago de Compostela

$117 - $164

Drive  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela 683 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Tarifa and arriving at Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion via Tordesillas and A Coruña. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 48 min.

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The distance between Tarifa and Santiago de Compostela is 804 km. The road distance is 1092.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 15 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela is 1093 km. It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to drive from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela.

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

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Map of how to get from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 502.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela via Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station, Algeciras, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 15 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tarifa to Santiago de Compostela via Tordesillas and A Coruña in around 18 h 48 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Tangier to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Tangier to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Tangier to Santiago de Compostela via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Sevilla to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Tangier to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Tangier to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Tangier to A Coruna via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Sevilla to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Sevilla to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Tangier to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Tangier to Vigo via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Tangier to Santiago de Compostela via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Tangier to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Sevilla to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Tangier to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Sevilla to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Tangier to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Tangier to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Tangier to Vigo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
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 Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Algeciras to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from AC Hotel Algeciras, a Marriott Lifestyle Hotel to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $40
Private
$120 - $260
Private w/ cancellation
$340
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
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 Tarifa to Tordesillas
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Tordesillas to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from A Coruña to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Algeciras to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro Aeroporto to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
15 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $47
Standard Car
$115 - $125

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