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.
The average ticket from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela will cost around £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 47.
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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.
These direct buses cover the 487 km distance in an average of 9 h 3 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 11 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Average coach duration||8 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£42 (€48)|
|Coach companies||Alsa or Alsa Supra|
Coaches from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela cover the 301 miles (486 km) long route taking on average 8 h 20 min with our travel partners like Alsa or Alsa Supra. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £42, but the average price of coach tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses.
Travel between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela from £42 with Omio’s coach partners Alsa! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
You’ll be sure to find the best coach from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela with Alsa, the main coach operator in Spain offering a multitude of coach routes domestically and internationally. As an official travel partner of Alsa, Omio can show you Alsa’s coach timetables and coach tickets from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela and help you find the cheapest, fastest or earliest route. The distance [+journey] by [+travelMode] is around 301 miles (486 km) and the most affordable Alsa ticket for this route costs as little as £42.
Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes if you’re looking to save money on your coach. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like WCs, 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.
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When taking the coach to Santiago de Compostela from Madrid, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses, Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and Santiago de Compostela.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Madrid. The most popular arrival coach station in Santiago de Compostela, called Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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