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There are 5 ways to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela Ir

$11 - $22

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela 56.3 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela Ouibus

$7 - $28

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela 56.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela 56.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is to train which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vigo and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vigo Urzaiz and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Vigo and Santiago de Compostela is 73 km. The road distance is 90.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs 10€ - 19€.

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The train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Vigo to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Vigo station.

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Vigo to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Vigo Urzaiz station.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 50 min and costs 10€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 45.9 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $22 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.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 Vigo to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Troncoso Bernardez Santiago
Phone
+34 610 57 88 40
Gonzalez Perez Teodomiro
Phone
+34 986 23 70 08

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Vigo to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Vigo to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vigo to Santiago de Compostela is 90 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Vigo to Santiago de Compostela.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vigo and Santiago de Compostela. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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