How to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

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from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela on 17 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:05Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 10:55Santiago de Compostela Airport
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£741One-way
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20:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord16h10 12:10Santiago de Compostela
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£731One-way
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16:30Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 18:20Santiago de Compostela Airport
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£1141One-way
09:05Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 10:55Santiago de Compostela Airport
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£1221One-way
21:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 23:10Santiago de Compostela Airport
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£1141One-way

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Travel Information to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £70
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Ryanair or Renfe Alvia

Travel 556 miles (897 km) by coach, flight or train between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa, Ryanair or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

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 Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.
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There are 3 travel options from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela: coach, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Santiago de Compostela:

A flight is generally £49 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £70 from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.

A flight is generally £30 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £52 from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.

The quickest way to travel from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 16 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Santiago de Compostela by train can take on average 12 h 36 min.

Santiago de Compostela is approximately 556 miles (897 km) away from Barcelona.

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Santiago de Compostela at Santiago de Compostela.
  • Flights mostly depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Santiago de Compostela Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela:

  • You can take a coach from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for £70 with Alsa from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.
  • You can go to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £22 with Ryanair from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela with Renfe Alvia, and you can find Renfe Alvia Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela tickets for £52 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela don't make Santiago de Compostela their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Porto or Vigo, either of which you could add to your Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Santiago de Compostela to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £70 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £22 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £52 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Barcelona and 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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