How to get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

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from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona on 29 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:10Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 20:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1261One-way
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15:00Santiago de Compostela16h10 07:10Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants
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£741One-way
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12:50Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 14:30Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1261One-way
18:00Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 19:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1371One-way
06:40Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 08:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1581One-way

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Travel Information between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £41 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Ryanair or Renfe Alvia

Travel 556 miles (897 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa, Ryanair or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.

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FAQs

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

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A ferry journey is usually £74 less than a journey to Barcelona by coach, which costs on average £74 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £41 less than a journey to Barcelona by plane, which costs on average £41 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £60 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £60 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.

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

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 15 h 25 min.

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In comparison, going by train can take 13 h 1 min   on average.

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

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

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Santiago de Compostela and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Santiago De Compostela to Barcelona Sants.

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

  • You can travel to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela by coach with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £74 with Alsa from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £41 with Ryanair from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.
  • You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona with Renfe Alvia. Cheap tickets can be found for £60 with Renfe Alvia from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Barcelona with Alsa.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Barcelona with Vueling.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

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 holiday 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.

Before travelling 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:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £74 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £41 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £60 one way on average.

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.

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