Madrid to Santiago de Compostela train

Sun, 26 May
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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Renfe Alvia
16:543h23
Madrid
20:17Santiago de Compostela
£1351One-way
0 changes
Renfe ALVIA
17:153h31
Madrid
20:46Santiago de Compostela
£1351One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMadrid to Santiago de Compostela

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
Renfe Alvia
16:543h23
Madrid
20:17Santiago de Compostela
0 changes
Renfe ALVIA
17:153h31
Madrid
20:46Santiago de Compostela
0 changes

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Train times from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 23 m

Average

3 h 27 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

487 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Madrid for Santiago de Compostela every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Renfe Alvia
16:543h23
Madrid
20:17Santiago de Compostela
£1351One-way
0 changes
Renfe ALVIA
17:153h31
Madrid
20:46Santiago de Compostela
£1351One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance301 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€95)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe (3), Renfe, Renfe ALVIA or AVE

Trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela cover the 301 miles long route taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like Renfe (3), Renfe, Renfe ALVIA or AVE. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £85. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

Train companies: Renfe (3), Renfe and Renfe ALVIA trains Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

Buy your official Renfe (3), Renfe and Renfe ALVIA train tickets from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela from £18 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

Renfe AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish railway company Renfe with trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela. It is one of the most popular train services in Spain, connecting major cities across the country. The AVE trains are some of the fastest in Europe, reaching speeds of up to 310 km/h. They offer a comfortable and convenient way to travel, with spacious seating, air conditioning, and onboard entertainment. Renfe AVE offers several types of trains, including the AVE S-100, AVE S-112, AVE S-130, and AVE S-120. The AVE S-100 is the fastest, while the AVE S-120 is the most luxurious. Passengers can choose from a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe AVE include Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Valencia.



Renfe trains from Madrid 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 Madrid 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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FAQs: Madrid to Santiago de Compostela train

FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid 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 Madrid to Santiago de Compostela.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela can start from as little as £44 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Madrid to Santiago de Compostela is £85; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Santiago de Compostela from Madrid is on average 3 h 16 min   for the 301 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Santiago de Compostela from Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela leaves at 18: 15.
Take the Madrid to Santiago de Compostela train with Renfe (3), Renfe, Renfe ALVIA or AVE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 15.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Santiago De Compostela, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Santiago de Compostela from Madrid is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Madrid and Santiago de Compostela

Madrid
Santiago de Compostela
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes for your trip between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela.
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phone
Phone Number
+34 912432343
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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Madrid Sol
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