Bus schedule from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

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08:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord16h10 12:10PMSantiago de Compostela
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Jan 25
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Jan 27
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Jan 29
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Jan 31
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Feb 7
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Bus times from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

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Fastest Journey

16 h 10 m

Average

16 h 10 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

897 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Barcelona for Santiago de Compostela every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 897 km distance in an average of 16 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 16 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 16 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord16h10 12:10PMSantiago de Compostela
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$961One-way

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Overview: Bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$89 (€74)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa

Buses from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela cover the 556 miles (897 km) long trip 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 journey costs around $89 (€74), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $72 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto.

Bus providers: Alsa from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

You can travel by bus to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona with Alsa for as low as $72 (€60). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Alsa

Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

  • Average Price: $96

Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona are the following:

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

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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How much does a cheap bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela cost?

Bus tickets between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $72 (€60)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $89 (€74)  for a bus ticket from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.

How far is it from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela by bus?

The bus distance from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is around 556 miles (897 km).

How long is a bus to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona on average?

The Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela bus duration is on average 16 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 556 miles (897 km) to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, 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 trip 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 journey in bus stations like Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto, Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses and Santiago de Compostela.

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

Where is the departure bus station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival bus station in Santiago de Compostela located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival bus station, Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto, is located 6.6 miles (10.6 km) away from the city center of Santiago de Compostela.

Which bus providers can take me from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?

When taking a bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela, you can count on Alsa for the best way to get you to Santiago de Compostela. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

Can I find a direct bus from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?

Yes, you can find a direct bus between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela with Alsa  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

When does the first bus depart from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela? When does the last bus depart from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?

The earliest bus for this journey departs from Barcelona at 11: 10 AM. The last bus leaves from Barcelona at 7: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy bus tickets between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela to score the best deals?

The price of a one way bus ticket from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is on average $89 (€74) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona available a few months in advance.