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There are 10 ways to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train via Madrid Atocha  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela A

$112 - $151

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Bus ALSA  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Santiago De Compostela

$50 - $85

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Train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Santiago de Compostela A

$110 - $140

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Alfajarín to Santiago de Compostela

$82 - $92

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela 489.8 miles

$90 - $140

Fly from Zaragoza  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zaragoza (ZAZ) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) ZAZ - SCQ

$152 - $655

Train to Pamplona, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
  2. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) PNA - SCQ

$154 - $638

Train to Madrid, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) MAD - SCQ

$70 - $189

Train to Bilbao, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ

$104 - $280

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BCN - SCQ

$70 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaragoza and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zaragoza Delicias and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zaragoza and Santiago de Compostela is 645 km. The road distance is 783.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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

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Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Zaragoza Delicias station.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs 95€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 130€ - 600€ and takes 13 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 403.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Milan Bergamo, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Milan Bergamo, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Milan Bergamo, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
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 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 Zaragoza Delicias to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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 Zaragoza to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Alfajarín to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

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There is no direct flight from Zaragoza Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Zaragoza 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 Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is 784 km. It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to drive from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela.

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

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Book your Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 478+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Zaragoza Airport is to line 604 bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€.

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