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There are 8 ways to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela by bus, plane, 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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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ

67€ - 216€

Cheapest option

Bus via Ourense  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

39€ - 62€

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Bus to Logrono, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Logroño
  2. Fly from Logrono (RJL) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) RJL - SCQ

124€ - 519€

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Vigo, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Vigo (VGO) BIO - VGO
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela

61€ - 193€

Bus to Bilbao, fly to A Coruna, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to A Coruna (LCG) BIO - LCG
  3. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela

79€ - 221€

Train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela Ic / ...

70€ - 85€

Bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago De Compostela

40€ - 65€

Drive  •  6h 7m

  1. Drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela 375 miles

60€ - 90€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela is to bus and fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 4h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vitoria-Gasteiz and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vitoria/Gasteiz and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 51m.

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The distance between Vitoria-Gasteiz and Santiago de Compostela is 479 km. The road distance is 599.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs 70€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Vitoria-Gasteiz station.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Vitoria/Gasteiz station.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs 70€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 299.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela twice daily. Tickets cost 70€ - 85€ and the journey takes 8h 51m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 65€ and the journey takes 10h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Logrono to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Logrono to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Logrono to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Logrono to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Bilbao to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
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 Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 85€
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 Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 23€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
alsa.com
Alava Bus
Phone
+34945181818
Email
serviciodetransportes@araba.eus
Website
alavabus.araba.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Logroño
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€
Schedules at
alavabus.araba.eus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Ourense
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Schedules at
monbus.es

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

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz 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 Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela is 600 km. It takes approximately 6h 7m to drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela.

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Iberia offers flights from Bilbao Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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