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from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

You can get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona on Dec 8 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:05AMSantiago de Compostela Airport1h45 10:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$741One-way
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09:05AMSantiago de Compostela Airport1h45 10:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$741One-way
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07:00AMSantiago de Compostela Airport1h40 08:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1241One-way
09:25PMSantiago de Compostela Airport1h40 11:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1751One-way
06:55PMSantiago de Compostela Airport1h40 08:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$2391One-way

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Wed
Dec 8
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Thu
Dec 9
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Fri
Dec 10
$50Renfe Alvia
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Dec 11
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Sun
Dec 12
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Dec 13
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Tue
Dec 14
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Wed
Dec 15
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Dec 16
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Fri
Dec 17
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Dec 18
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Sun
Dec 19
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Mon
Dec 20
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Tue
Dec 21
$76Renfe Alvia
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Wed
Dec 22
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Thu
Dec 23
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Fri
Dec 24
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Dec 25
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Dec 26
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Dec 27
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 13 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $38 (€32) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Renfe

Travel 556 miles (897 km) by bus, flight or train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Ryanair or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.

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FAQs
How do I reach Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela?

There are 3 ways to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is by taking a train with an average price of $34 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A train is generally $44 (€37) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $78 (€65) from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.

Taking a train is about $4 (€4) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $38 (€32) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

The fastest way from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 13 h 1 min.

What is the distance between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

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

  • 2 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona, where do I depart from Santiago de Compostela and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Santiago De Compostela to Barcelona Sants.
Which travel operators can get me to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Barcelona by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $78 (€65).
  • Ryanair can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona for $38 (€32) on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
Is it possible to travel directly from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

Yes, there are direct services available from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela.

Where should I go next after I travel from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?
Looking to extend your trip from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $78 (€65) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $38 (€32) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $34 (€28) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.