There are 5 ways to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 50 min
€10 - €13
Rideshare • 1h 18m
3 alternative options
Bus • 1h 28m
€6 - €10
Taxi • 57 min
€100 - €120
Drive • 57 min
€8 - €13
Vigo to Santiago de Compostela by train
The train journey time between Vigo and Santiago de Compostela is around 54 min and covers a distance of around 94 km. The fastest train normally takes 50 min. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Vigo to Santiago de Compostela train service departs from Vigo Urzaiz and arrives in Santiago De Compostela. Typically 58 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Vigo to Santiago de Compostela train schedules
Trains departing Saturday, July 31, 2021
Trains departing Sunday, August 1, 2021
Trains departing Monday, August 2, 2021
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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is to rideshare which costs €5 and takes 1h 18m.
The quickest way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is to train which costs €10 - €13 and takes 50 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vigo - Travesía de Vigo and arriving at Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vigo Urzaiz and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.
The distance between Vigo and Santiago de Compostela is 73 km. The road distance is 89.4 km.
The best way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs €10 - €13.
The train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela takes 50 min including transfers and departs every four hours.
Vigo to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Vigo - Travesía de Vigo station.
Vigo to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Vigo Urzaiz station.
The best way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 50 min and costs €10 - €13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €6 - €10 and takes 1h 28m.
What companies run services between Vigo, Spain and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?
Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela every 4 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Vigo - Travesía de Vigo to Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro hourly. Tickets cost €6 - €8 and the journey takes 1h 28m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.
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.
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- €10 - €13
- Renfe Viajeros
Bus from Vigo - Travesía de Vigo to Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 28m
- Estimated price
- €6 - €8
- Schedules at
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).
Bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 15m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- €7 - €10
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More Questions & Answers
Vigo to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro station.
Vigo to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.
Yes, the driving distance between Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is 89 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela.
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