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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) AMS - SCQ

€120 - €963

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Bus  •  33h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Arnhem central train station to Paris 822
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela 783

€92 - €118

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to A Coruna, train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to A Coruna (LCG) AMS - LCG
  3. Take the train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela

€119 - €226

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Porto, towncar  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Porto (OPO) AMS - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela

€280 - €443

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Vigo, train  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Vigo (VGO) AMS - VGO
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela

€135 - €256

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BRU - SCQ

€176 - €1036

Train  •  22h 9m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela Alv

€355 - €680

Train via Figueres  •  22h 46m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Figueres Vilafant Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Figueres Vilafant to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela Alv

€360 - €690

Train, bus  •  38h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Luxembourg Ic
  4. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Ourense
  5. Take the bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion

€184 - €282

Drive  •  19h 36m

  1. Drive from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela 2047 km

€250 - €370

Netherlands → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Netherlands

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santiago de Compostela is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santiago de Compostela is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santiago de Compostela is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Spain.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela is to bus which costs €90 - €120 and takes 33h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela is to train and fly which costs €120 - €1000 and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Zwolle, Katwolderplein/Centrum and arriving at Santiago de Compostela via Apeldoorn, Station, Arnhem central train station and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Zwolle and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Schiphol Airport, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Barcelona-Sants, Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 9m.

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The distance between Zwolle and Santiago de Compostela is 1527 km. The road distance is 2047 km.

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The best way to get from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 22h 9m and costs €350 - €700.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela, including transfers.

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Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Arnhem central train station.

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Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Zwolle station.

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The best way to get from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 22h 9m and costs €350 - €700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €90 - €120 and takes 33h 21m.

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  • Distance: 1526.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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

You can take a train from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela via Schiphol Airport, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 22h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela via Apeldoorn, Station, Arnhem, Centraal Station, Arnhem central train station, and Paris in around 33h 21m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vigo via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to A Coruna via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Santiago de Compostela via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €35
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€25 - €35
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 La Coruna-San Cristobal to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Schiphol Airport to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Website
Thalys
Standard
€180 - €250
Comfort
€200 - €260
Premium
€280 - €390
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Figueres Vilafant
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Train from Figueres Vilafant to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€75 - €100
Promo+
€82 - €88
Flexible
€100 - €140
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Arnhem central train station to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Ourense
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€220 - €270
More information at
VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela station.

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Zwolle 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 Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela is 2047 km. It takes approximately 19h 36m to drive from Zwolle to Santiago de Compostela.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Lufthansa and Aer Lingus offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at €75 per night.

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