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from Santiago de Compostela to León

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Oct 21
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Oct 22
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Oct 23
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Oct 24
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Oct 26
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Oct 27
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Oct 29
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Oct 30
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Travel Information to León from Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance152 miles (245 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 4 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 4 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe

Travel 152 miles (245 km) by bus or train between Santiago de Compostela and León. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Santiago de Compostela to León.

Travel Tips

Travel from Santiago de Compostela to León
Travel to León 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 Santiago de Compostela to León.
FAQs
How do I reach León from Santiago de Compostela?

There are 2 ways to travel to León from Santiago de Compostela including taking a bus or train.

How do I get from Santiago de Compostela to León the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to León from Santiago de Compostela is by taking a train with an average price of $23 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to León:

A train is $12 (€10) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Santiago de Compostela to León costing on average $35 (€29).

What is the fastest way from Santiago de Compostela to León?

The quickest way to travel between Santiago de Compostela and León is by train, which takes on average 4 h 28 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h.

How far is it from Santiago de Compostela to León?

The Santiago de Compostela to León distance is around 152 miles (245 km).

Where do I depart from Santiago de Compostela? Where do I arrive in León?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Santiago de Compostela at Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in León at Leon, Estación de Autobuses/ Av. Inginiero Saenz de Miera.
  • Trains from Santiago de Compostela to León most often leave from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in León.
Which travel operators can get me to León from Santiago de Compostela?

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

  • Alsa can get you to León by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Alsa from Santiago de Compostela to León for $35 (€29) on Omio.
  • Renfe can get you to León by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to León for $23 (€19) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Santiago de Compostela to León?

Yes, there are direct routes from Santiago de Compostela to León with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with Alsa.
  • You'll find direct trains with Renfe.

Direct services to León tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Santiago de Compostela and León?
Many of our customers traveling from Santiago de Compostela to León don't make León their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after León are Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from León to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Santiago de Compostela to León online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $35 (€29) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $23 (€19) one way.

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

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