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Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela

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Trip Bilbao Santiago de Compostela

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance283 mi
Direct lineYes

How to travel from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela ?

You're planning a trip from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Bilbao Santiago de Compostela? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for flights, trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Santiago de Compostela from Bilbao Just enter your travel dates to Santiago de Compostela then Vivanoda will do the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Bilbao - Santiago de Compostela offer that suits you best.

To travel from Bilbao, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of ALSA, Renfe, Blablacar, Ryanair, FlixBus, Iberia and Vueling Airlines will carry you to Santiago de Compostela.

Which carriers to travel between Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela?

Bus companies
ALSA operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Bilbao (Termibus station) in Bilbao and to the one of Madrid Sur ( Spain) and between the city of Madrid (serving Madrid Sur bus station at 1.9 mi from centre) and the city of Santiago de Compostela where the coach will drop you off at Santiago de Compostela station situated at about 0.4 mi from Santiago de Compostela city centre.
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Bilbao (Termibus station) in Bilbao and to the one of Santiago de Compostela ( Spain)
Airlines
Ryanair carries out a flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Santiago de Compostela (arrival at Santiago De Compostela SCQ airport)
Iberia flies on the routes from Bilbao BIO airport (located 4.6 mi from Bilbao, Spain) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport) and from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Santiago de Compostela (arrival at Santiago De Compostela SCQ airport)
Vueling Airlines schedules the flight from Bilbao BIO airport (located 4.6 mi from Bilbao, Spain) to Santiago de Compostela (serving Santiago De Compostela SCQ airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Bilbao-Santiago de Compostela (283.3 mi)
Railway companies
Renfe provides rail connections Bilbao-Madrid with the train Alvia from Bilbao-Abando railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Madrid-Chamartin at arrival (4 mi from centre) and from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela with the train Trenhotel which leaves Madrid-Chamartin station to arrive at Santiago De Compostela railway station ( Spain)

All modes of transport Bilbao-Santiago de Compostela

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Cheap flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela

Cheap flights to Santiago de Compostela are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Bilbao Santiago de Compostela flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • It is often cheaper to fly the Bilbao-Santiago de Compostela route on connected flights.

Departure airport in Bilbao

  • BIO Bilbao

Destination airport in Santiago de Compostela

  • SCQ Santiago De Compostela

Which airlines fly from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela ?

This flight is scheduled by only one airline: Vueling Airlines.
Vueling Airlines Bilbao Santiago de Compostela

Carpool from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Bilbao-Santiago de Compostela car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

When you are about to book a Bilbao-Santiago de Compostela ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may still have doubts to get to Santiago de Compostela by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Santiago de Compostela.

  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 283 mi of the trip.
  • The fleet of FlixBus coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Bilbao Santiago de Compostela road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • If the trip duration between Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela and its 283 mi worries you a bit, then choose the night bus Bilbao Santiago de Compostela which will save you an overnight stay in a Santiago de Compostela hotel. You will then be able to discover Santiago de Compostela in the early morning.

Departure bus stations in Bilbao

You will have to arrive at your Bilbao stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Santiago de Compostela' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of FlixBus who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Bilbao (Termibus station)

Arrival bus stations in Santiago de Compostela

Once the bus has arrived at Santiago de Compostela, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Santiago de Compostela

Which coach companies to travel between Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela?

Only the coach company FlixBus operates the direct line Bilbao Santiago de Compostela.

FlixBus Bilbao Santiago de Compostela

Train Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela

Intercity Train Bilbao Santiago de Compostela

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Highspeed Train Bilbao Santiago de Compostela

Those are trains operating at very high speed and serving only a few cities including Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela. They often operate on dedicated tracks.

Night Train Bilbao Santiago de Compostela

Instead of arriving in Santiago de Compostela at night and pay a hotel room, prefer departing Bilbao in the evenning with the comfort of a sleeper train equipped with berths.

Bilbao Santiago de Compostela railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Renfe.
Renfe Bilbao Santiago de Compostela

Is it possible to go directly by train from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela without making any changes.

Railway stations from Bilbao

  • Bilbao-Abando

Railway stations in Santiago de Compostela

  • Santiago De Compostela

 
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