How to travel from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela

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Travel Information from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance914 miles (1474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $111
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 31 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $9 (€9) • 17 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 914 miles (1474 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Cologne and Santiago de Compostela. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 17 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela

Travel Tips: Travel to Santiago de Compostela easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela.
FAQs

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Santiago de Compostela, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Santiago de Compostela if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Santiago de Compostela, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Santiago de Compostela from Cologne.

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Santiago de Compostela restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from Santiago de Compostela?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/2/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Santiago de Compostela closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Santiago de Compostela:

A train is $109 (€105) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela costing on average $111 (€107).

Taking a train is about $7 (€7) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $9 (€9) for this trip.

The fastest way from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela is by flight with an average journey time of 17 h 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Santiago de Compostela that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 31 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 31 h 8 min   on average.

The Cologne to Santiago de Compostela distance is around 914 miles (1474 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Santiago de Compostela from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Santiago de Compostela.
  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela depart from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Santiago de Compostela by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela for $111 (€107) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Porto or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Porto or Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $111 (€107) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $9 (€9) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Santiago de Compostela online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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