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 £ 66 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.
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4 h 35 m
4 h 37 m
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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.
These direct trains cover the 487 km distance in an average of 4 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 35 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 40 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 train duration||4 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||£47 (€54)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
Trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela cover the 301 miles (486 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £47, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.
For as little as £37 you can travel by train between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela with Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
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 you buy your Renfe train tickets between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Santiago De Compostela most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Santiago De Compostela, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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