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Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela by train

It takes an average of 22h 47m to travel from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela by train, over a distance of around 355 miles (571 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela and tickets for this journey start from $86.41 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 22h 47m
Price$86.41 - $238.13
Distance355 miles (571 km)
Frequency1 train per day
Departure stationBiarritz
Arrival stationSantiago de Compostela
Changes4 changes
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Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela train times

Check out the next trains departing from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela for Tuesday May 26th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
14:01 12:48 22h 47m, 4 changes

TGV, TER, SNCF and Renfe trains from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela

You can travel from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela on TGV, TER, SNCF and Renfe trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Cheap train tickets from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela

Train tickets from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela start at $86.41 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $124.75.
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avg. single price$124.75

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela

Want to know more about your journey from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela take?

The average journey time by train between Biarritz and Santiago de Compostela is 22 hours and 47 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Biarritz and Santiago de Compostela by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela is 22 hours and 47 minutes.

How much does the train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela cost?

Train tickets from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela can start from as little as $86.41 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela?

No, there are no direct train services from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela. Travelling from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela leave?

The first train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela leaves at 14:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela leave?

The last train from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela leaves at 14:01. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Biarritz and Santiago de Compostela by train?

Trains travelling from Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela cover a distance of around 355 miles (571 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Santiago de Compostela to Biarritz.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Biarritz to Santiago de Compostela for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/26/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/07/2020 for travel on 02/18/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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