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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

To get from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona on 4 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:50Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 19:30Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£721One-way
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17:50Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 19:30Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£721One-way
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17:25Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 19:05Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£781One-way
07:00Santiago de Compostela Airport1h40 08:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1201One-way
15:00Santiago de Compostela16h10 07:10Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants
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£801One-way

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Fri
3 Dec
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£79Ryanair
Sat
4 Dec
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£71Alsa
£64Vueling
Sun
5 Dec
£56Renfe Alvia
£71Alsa
£37Vueling
Mon
6 Dec
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£71Alsa
£21Vueling
Tue
7 Dec
£56Renfe Alvia
£71Alsa
£48Vueling
Wed
8 Dec
£91Renfe Alvia
£71Alsa
£82Vueling
Thu
9 Dec
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£71Alsa
£79Iberia Express
Fri
10 Dec
£31Renfe Alvia
£71Alsa
£43Vueling
Sat
11 Dec
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£71Alsa
£32Vueling
Sun
12 Dec
£44Renfe
£71Alsa
£20Ryanair
Mon
13 Dec
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£71Alsa
£22Ryanair
Tue
14 Dec
£44Renfe
£71Alsa
£34Iberia Express
Wed
15 Dec
£31Renfe Alvia
£71Alsa
£7Ryanair
Thu
16 Dec
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£71Alsa
£27Vueling
Fri
17 Dec
£56Renfe
£71Alsa
£10Ryanair
Sat
18 Dec
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£71Alsa
£34Iberia Express
Sun
19 Dec
£56Renfe Alvia
£71Alsa
£10Ryanair
Mon
20 Dec
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£71Alsa
£10Ryanair
Tue
21 Dec
£56Renfe
£71Alsa
£27Vueling
Wed
22 Dec
£56Renfe
£71Alsa
£29Ryanair
Thu
23 Dec
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£71Alsa
£46Iberia Express

Travel Information between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £25 • 13 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £28 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Renfe

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 556 miles (897 km) 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 £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Ryanair or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.

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FAQs
How do I go from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

You can travel between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £25 compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A train journey is usually £33 less than a journey to Barcelona by coach, which costs on average £58 for the same trip.

A train is £3 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona costing on average £28.

What is the fastest way to get 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, travelling by coach can take you on average 16 h 10 min.

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

How far is it from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

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

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 a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Santiago de Compostela at Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona most often leave from Santiago de Compostela Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona most often leave from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Who can get me from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

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

  • You can travel by coach to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona tickets for £58 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £28 with Ryanair from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.
  • You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for £25 with Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.
Is it possible to travel directly from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Barcelona with Alsa with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Barcelona with Vueling or Ryanair.
  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to take to Barcelona with.

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 trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

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 for this route is £58 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £28 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £25 one way.

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.