Best One-Way Price
Best Return Price
Fastest flight time
CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Santiago de Compostela
London Stansted Airport (STN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ)
Typically, flights to Santiago de Compostela from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Santiago de Compostela, which has an average price of £85
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||June||67% cheaper||Flying from London Heathrow Airport to Santiago de Compostela costs on average just £69 in June|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||December||154% more expensive||It costs about £530 for flights to Santiago de Compostela from London Heathrow Airport in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||March||522% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Santiago de Compostela from London Heathrow Airport in March than any other month|
Flights to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, from the UK leave from a handful of cities, significant among them being London, Manchester and Edinburgh. You’ll obviously choose which city to fly from according to where you live, but they can also offer advantages when it comes to travel time. If you’re in Scotland, you can fly from Edinburgh in around 6 hours on the faster trips, with the rest taking between about 15 hours and 23h 30min. This all depends on which airline you choose. From Manchester, you can reach Santiago de Compostela in around 7h 20min, with other flights taking about 14 hours to 20h 30min. To fly from London will take roughly 5h 30min across the board, with a few longer ones also available.
You can currently only fly directly to Santiago de Compostela from Ireland; there’s a flight from Dublin Airport (DUB) on Aer Lingus. It takes about 2h 15min to reach the Spanish city, landing at Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ), Santiago de Compostela. You can leave Heathrow on Iberia, stopping at Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD), and then on to Santiago de Compostela. The total flying time will be around 5h 30min. You’ll also find many flights from Manchester Airport (MAN), the shorter of which take about 7h 20min, flying with Ryanair and stopping over at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) before landing in Santiago de Compostela. Flying out of Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI) will take you roughly 15h 45min on Ryanair, with a single stop at Madrid Barajas Airport.
The best price found on momondo to Santiago de Compostela was £23/pp from Cork, which is 91% cheaper than the average flight price to Santiago de Compostela. To find the cheapest price to Santiago de Compostela from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
If you’re not able to fly to Santiago de Compostela in September, then October is your next best option. Flight prices from United Kingdom to Santiago de Compostela during October average around £72.
The ideal time to book your flight to Santiago de Compostela is 19 days in advance, when prices tend to average £97. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Santiago de Compostela from United Kingdom for as low as £22 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Santiago de Compostela is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as £73. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Santiago de Compostela on Sunday is £110.
In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United Kingdom to Santiago de Compostela when you can find flight prices for as low as £94. Flying to Santiago de Compostela in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around £103. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Santiago de Compostela is possible. If you are planning a flight to Santiago de Compostela, consider booking flights to A Coruña Airport (30 mi from Santiago de Compostela city centre) or Vigo Airport (45 mi from Santiago de Compostela city centre).
With an average price of £240 per person, A Coruña Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Santiago de Compostela. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
When flying to Santiago de Compostela from United Kingdom, momondo travellers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet or Iberia. Depending on what airport in United Kingdom you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.
There are 19 Vueling flights to Santiago de Compostela in a normal week. The most common departure point is Barcelona-El Prat and the best Vueling ticket price seen on momondo is £40 (last 72 hours, from London Gatwick, to Santiago de Compostela). Vueling has a score of 8.0 from 123 user reviews on momondo.
Lufthansa (7.2/10, 338 reviews) is also a popular choice for flights to Santiago de Compostela, with deals from as low as £211 from Manchester, round-trip. With 3 Lufthansa flights to Santiago de Compostela on average each week, prices can vary significantly by origin and availability.
It will generally take you just under 30min to get from Santiago de Compostela Airport to the city centre by bus, either on Transporte de Galicia or MonBus. They normally leave every 4 hours and every 3 hours, respectively, heading for Estacion Intermodal in the central district. You can also hire a car or catch a taxi, both of which will make the drive in just under 15min, usually. It’s often a good idea to bundle car hire with your air ticket to get better Santiago de Compostela flight deals.
You’ll only need your passport to visit Santiago de Compostela, as UK citizens don’t need a visa to enter Spain. Under Schengen-area law, you can stay there for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. You can do the whole three months in one stretch or visit as many times as you wish until you reach your 90-day limit. Do bear in mind, however, that if you visit any other Schengen-region countries, this will count towards your limit.
Santiago de Compostela used to be a sacred city on the Medieval pilgrimage route known as the Way of St. James (to visit the tomb of the patron saint of Spain). You can still do so to this day. For the same reason, the Catedral de Santiago de Compostela is a very sacred monument. To say you can’t miss this imposing Gothic and Neoclassical building is an understatement. The Crypt of St. James is underneath the Baroque main altar. You can also visit Hostal de los Reyes Catolicos, the hostel for pilgrims built in 1499, or go hiking on the pilgrimage trail itself, known as the Camino de Santiago. To experience the sights, sounds and tastes of traditional Santiago de Compostela, head to Casco Antiguo, the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. On its two main streets, you’ll find restaurants, cafes, boutiques and shops selling locally produced goods.
We help find the flight that best suits your needs; momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight for you.
All flight searches to Santiago de Compostela on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.
momondo helps you find the best flight to Santiago de Compostela by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select fights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.
If you are simply researching potential flights to Santiago de Compostela, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Santiago de Compostela and alert you when they change.