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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela cover the 556 miles (897 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 36 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

Train companies

Train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela with Renfe

Find the best trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela with Omio's travel partners Renfe from £31. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

    When purchasing your Renfe train tickets between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.


    Renfe trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

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    Renfe is Spain's national train operator and connects the country's main points of interest. In addition, Renfe has the largest high-speed network in Europe with AVE and Alvia trains. Other Renfe train types are Altaria, Euromed and Talgo. All Renfe trains are equipped with an on-board bistro, toilets, air conditioning and many of them with Wi-Fi.

    At Omio you can easily check the Renfe timetable for your trip and book cheap Renfe tickets from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela. When booking, you can choose different classes (Tourist, Tourist Plus, Preferred and Club), the seat and the type of ticket you want (Promo, Promo+, Flexible or Round Trip). If you have a Renfe discount card, you can specify it when you buy your ticket at Omio and take advantage of many offers. For information on ticket cancellation, please visit our Help centre.


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    Travel Tips

    Trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
    Travel by train to Santiago de Compostela easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela for the next 7 days starting from £31  one way.
    What is the average price of train tickets between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela is £42  one way.
    What is the distance between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela by train?
    You should expect to travel around 556 miles (897 km)  to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona by train.
    What is the average Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train duration?
    On average the Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train time is 12 h 36 min  covering the 556 miles (897 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    When travelling by train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Santiago de Compostela do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a train from Barcelona Sants   to Santiago De Compostela   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Santiago de Compostela?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Santiago De Compostela and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Santiago de Compostela.

    What train companies go from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?
    For the best Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many trains per day are there between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela?
    The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Santiago de Compostela is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train for this route departs from Barcelona at 08: 30. The last train leaves from Barcelona at 08: 30. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela to get the best deals?
    If you purchase a train ticket from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £42 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Barcelona
    Santiago de Compostela
    The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your trip from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +34 934956020
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
    Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
    Metro lines: L3, L5
    Bus lines: A1, A2
    Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17