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Overview: Train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona cover the 556 miles (897 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 1 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 route costs around £44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train companies: Renfe trains Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

Travel between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona from £39 with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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.

    Renfe has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Renfe tickets to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela and when travelling by train:

    • 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 Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

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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 Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona. 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 Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

    Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap train between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona to cost as little as £39  in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of train tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona?

    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona train price to come in at an average of £44  one way.

    What is the distance to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela by train?

    The train distance from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is around 556 miles (897 km).

    How long is the train journey from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    The train time between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona is on average 13 h 1 min  for the 556 miles (897 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona train station from Santiago de Compostela do I arrive in?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Santiago De Compostela   and arriving in Barcelona Sants.

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Santiago De Compostela, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Santiago de Compostela. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from its city centre.

    What train providers go from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    If you're looking for trains from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona, you can rely on Renfe to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains per day are there between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona?

    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    The earliest train for this journey departs from Santiago de Compostela at 07: 34. The last train leaves from Santiago de Compostela at 07: 34. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I purchase Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona train tickets to get the best deals?

    If you book a train ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £44 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Santiago de Compostela
    Barcelona
    The major railway station for departures from Santiago de Compostela is Santiago De Compostela. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Santiago De Compostela for your trip between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona.