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Bus Information between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$92 (€74)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa

Buses from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela cover the 556 miles (897 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 10 min with our travel partners like Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $92 (€74), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $74 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses.

Alsa

One of the easiest ways to travel between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela is by taking a bus with Alsa. As the main provider for bus travel in Spain with a plethora of national and regional routes, Alsa transports more than 300 million passengers per year. You can find Alsa bus schedules and tickets for Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela quickly on Omio and book cheap bus tickets online. Barcelona is around 556 miles (897 km) away from Santiago de Compostela by bus and the cheapest Alba bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela starts at $99 (€80).

Alsa’s premium services offer one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes. Along with all the routes covered by Alsa Normal buses, which include basic services like restrooms, free WiFi access, footrests and onboard entertainment, the bus company has other types of buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious services depending on the specific route.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Alsa when booking your bus tickets between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Barcelona to Santiago De Compostela

From Barcelona, many people choose to reach the mystical city of Santiago De Compostela by bus, crossing Spain practically from side to side, from the Mediterranean coast to almost the Atlantic coast. The first departure takes place around 19:30 and the second and last of the day leaves Barcelona at 20:00. The number of travel options remains unchanged throughout the week, including public holidays. Here is some information on the Barcelona Santiago De Compostela buses.

What bus companies travel from Barcelona to Santiago De Compostela?

The Barcelona Santiago de Compostela route is served by the buses of the Iberian company ALSA. It is currently the only bus company that organises the route. The departure bus stations are in Barcelona Sants and Barcelona Nord, but both services arrive at the bus station of Santiago de Compostela.

How long is the bus journey from Barcelona to Santiago De Compostela?

The journey by bus from Barcelona to Santiago De Compostela is quite long: it takes from 16 hours and 30 minutes to over 17 hours, including a transfer to the city of Burgos, located approximately halfway through the journey. However, the changeover time is not very long as it is 10 minutes. The company requires passengers to show up for boarding at least 30 minutes before departure.

How many buses are there from Barcelona to Santiago De Compostela?

Two buses depart daily from Barcelona to Santiago De Compostela, both on the first evening. The journey takes place at night and in the following morning, allowing travellers to arrive at 12:35 by both means of transport between which departures take 30 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Barcelona to Santiago De Compostela?

Barcelona Bus Station:from the Barcelona North Station, numerous intercity bus lines depart. Located in the very central Eixample District, it is connected by subway trains on the L1 line to other points in the city, and by the L9 line to Barcelona airport. The station is equipped with an ATM and there are major services in the immediate vicinity.

Santiago di Compostela: less than 3 km from the city center, is the place of departure and arrival of national and international bus services. From here it is also easy to reach in a few minutes the train station and the airport of Santiago on board city buses. Nearby: a supermarket and a shopping centre with the main services.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?
Bus tickets to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $74 (€60)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela bus to cost on average $92 (€74)  one way.
What is the distance between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela by bus to be approximately 556 miles (897 km).
How long is the bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?
On average the Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela bus travel time is 16 h 10 min  for the 556 miles (897 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela, which bus station in Barcelona do I depart from and which bus station in Santiago de Compostela do I arrive in?

When departing from Barcelona, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. When arriving in Santiago de Compostela, you can end your route in bus stations like Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses, Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and Santiago de Compostela.

Omio customers book a bus from Barcelona Sants   to Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Barcelona? Where is the bus station in Santiago de Compostela?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

What bus companies go from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?
For the journey from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela you can take a bus with Alsa. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I find a direct bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela on Omio with Alsa, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
When can I take the first bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the earliest bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela at 10: 10 AM   or take the last bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela leaving at 6: 00 PM. Look for the latest Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $92 (€74) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
Amenities
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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