The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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7 h 50 m
9 h 3 m
Buses per day
Of the 12 buses that leave Madrid for Santiago de Compostela every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Average coach duration||8 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£44 (€49)|
|Coach companies||Infobus, Alsa Supra, Flixbus or Alsa|
Coaches from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela cover the 301 miles (486 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 20 min with our travel partners like Infobus, Alsa Supra, Flixbus or Alsa. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £44, but the average price of coach tickets is £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santiago de Compostela.
For as little as £44 you can travel by coach between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
Alsa is the main coach operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on coach journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
There are a few coach stations in Madrid to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Santiago de Compostela you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santiago de Compostela.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid. The most popular arrival coach station in Santiago de Compostela, called Santiago de Compostela, is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from its city centre.
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