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There are 11 ways to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Madrid  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela Alv

77€ - 122€

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Train  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Santiago De Compostela Alv

55€ - 70€

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Bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Santiago De Compostela

70€ - 100€

Bus via Alfajarín  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Alfajarín to Santiago de Compostela Andorra

71€ - 82€

Drive  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela 779.5 km

75€ - 110€

Train to Madrid, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  5h 12m

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

114€ - 965€

Fly Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela  •  8h 13m

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

147€ - 1032€

Train to Barcelona, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6h 11m

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

98€ - 1049€

Train to Madrid, fly to A Coruna, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG
  3. Take the train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela

84€ - 238€

Train to Madrid, fly to Vigo, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vigo (VGO) MAD - VGO
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela

73€ - 188€

Train to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  8h 27m

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

119€ - 910€

Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela by trains

The train journey time between Zaragoza and Santiago de Compostela is around 10h 38m and covers a distance of around 968 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 38m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela train service departs from Zaragoza-Delicias and arrives in Santiago De Compostela. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 38m
Fastest train time:
10h 38m
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
55€
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:28
Last train departs at:
11:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela train schedules

Zaragoza → Santiago de Compostela
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The cheapest way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is to train which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 10h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 1000€ and takes 5h 12m.

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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 12h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zaragoza-Delicias and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10h 38m.

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The distance between Zaragoza and Santiago de Compostela is 645 km. The road distance is 779.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train via Madrid which takes 7h 10m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m 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 Renfe AVE, depart from Zaragoza-Delicias station.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is to train via Madrid which takes 7h 10m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 12h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 1100€ and takes 8h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 645.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

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, Atocha, Chamartin, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 7h 10m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Zaragoza to Santiago De Compostela 3 times a day. Tickets cost 70€ - 100€ and the journey takes 12h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 170€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 800€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 370€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 450€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Ibiza, Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Mahon, Valencia
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
22€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
9€ - 190€
Flights from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
9€ - 90€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
37€ - 40€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 70€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 45€
Promo+
37€ - 41€
Flexible
50€ - 70€
Renfe Viajeros

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
12h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
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
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 80€
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
Book at
autocareslazara.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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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 Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela is 780 km. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Zaragoza to Santiago de Compostela.

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Zaragoza Airport is to line 501 shuttle which takes 45 min and costs 2€.

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