How to travel from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela

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Travel Information from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance885 miles (1427 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $130
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 58 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $130 (€113) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 885 miles (1427 km) to Santiago de Compostela from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 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 journey are Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela.

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FAQs

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Santiago de Compostela, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Santiago de Compostela from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/9/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Zurich and Santiago de Compostela.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Santiago de Compostela?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Santiago de Compostela here.

There are 4 travel options from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Santiago de Compostela from Zurich is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Santiago de Compostela:

Taking a train is usually $29 (€25) less than taking a bus to Santiago de Compostela, which costs on average $31 (€27) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $127 (€111) less than taking a flight to Santiago de Compostela, which costs on average $130 (€113) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Santiago de Compostela from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Santiago de Compostela can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 34 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 58 h 53 min.

The distance is approximately 885 miles (1427 km) from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela.

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

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela 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 Zurich to Santiago de Compostela:

  • Buses mostly depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Santiago de Compostela.
  • Flights from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela most often leave from Zurich Airport and arrive in Santiago de Compostela Airport.
  • Trains from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela most often leave from Zürich HB and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

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

  • Iberia can take you to Santiago de Compostela by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Iberia from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela for $130 (€113).
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Santiago de Compostela often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Porto or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Santiago de Compostela and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $31 (€27) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $130 (€113) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this route.

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

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