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 Santiago de Compostela to Madrid will cost around £ 45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.
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7 h 55 m
9 h 26 m
Buses per day
Of the 12 buses that leave Santiago de Compostela for Madrid every day 10 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 26 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 11 h 45 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||9 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£42 (€48)|
|Coach companies||Alsa, Alsa Supra, Eurolines Switzerland or Flixbus|
Coaches from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, Eurolines Switzerland or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £42, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Alsa and FlixBus coaches will get you from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid from £40. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
You’ll be sure to find the best coach between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid 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 Santiago de Compostela to Madrid and help you find the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey. The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid by coach is around 301 miles (486 km) and the most affordable Alsa ticket for this trip costs as little as £43.
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.
When you buy your Alsa coach tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Some of the Santiago de Compostela coach stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses, Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and Santiago de Compostela. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Madrid include Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arriving in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Santiago De Compostela and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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