How to travel from Santander to Santiago de Compostela

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Travel Information from Santander to Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $58
fastestFastest modeBus • $58 (€52) • 9 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 241 miles (389 km) between Santander and Santiago de Compostela. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Santander to Santiago de Compostela.

Travel Tips: Travel from Santander 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 Santander to Santiago de Compostela.
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There are 4 ways to travel to Santiago de Compostela from Santander including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Santiago de Compostela is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Santiago de Compostela:

Taking a flight is usually $54 (€49) less than taking a bus to Santiago de Compostela, which costs on average $58 (€52) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $28 (€25) less than taking a train to Santiago de Compostela, which costs on average $31 (€28) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Santander and Santiago de Compostela is by bus, which takes on average 9 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 24 min.

The distance is approximately 241 miles (389 km) from Santander to Santiago de Compostela.

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Santander to Santiago de Compostela:

  • Buses most often depart from Santander at Santander and arrive in Santiago de Compostela at Santiago de Compostela.
  • Flights mostly leave from Santander Airport and tend to arrive in Santiago de Compostela Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Santander at Santander and arrive in Santiago de Compostela at Santiago De Compostela.

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

  • Alsa can get you to Santiago de Compostela by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Alsa from Santander to Santiago de Compostela for $58 (€52) on Omio.
Your trip from Santander to Santiago de Compostela doesn't have to end in Santiago de Compostela. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Porto or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Madrid, Porto or Barcelona to your Santander to Santiago de Compostela tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Santiago de Compostela today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $58 (€52) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $31 (€28) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Santander 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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