The cheapest trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Cheapest

£71

Average

£71

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 £ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 71.

Cheapest
18:51Santiago De Compostela4h24 23:15Madrid Chamartín
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£711One-way

Timetable Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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18:51Santiago De Compostela4h24 23:15Madrid Chamartín
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Sun
26 Sep
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£43Alsa
£159Iberia Express
Mon
27 Sep
£71Renfe
£43Alsa
£162Vueling
Tue
28 Sep
£43Renfe
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£71Iberia Express
Wed
29 Sep
£43Renfe
£43Alsa
£33Ryanair
Thu
30 Sep
£43Renfe
£43Alsa
£104Iberia Express
Fri
1 Oct
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£102Iberia Express
Sat
2 Oct
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£45Ryanair
Sun
3 Oct
£48Renfe
£49Flixbus
£132Vueling
Mon
4 Oct
£48Renfe
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Tue
5 Oct
£43Renfe
£43Alsa
£28Ryanair
Wed
6 Oct
£32Renfe
£40Flixbus
£7Ryanair
Thu
7 Oct
£32Renfe
£40Flixbus
£33Ryanair
Fri
8 Oct
£43Renfe
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£102Iberia Express
Sat
9 Oct
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£47Ryanair
Sun
10 Oct
£48Renfe
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£79Iberia Express
Mon
11 Oct
£43Renfe
£43Alsa
£24Ryanair
Tue
12 Oct
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£73Ryanair
Wed
13 Oct
£37Renfe
£40Flixbus
£22Ryanair
Thu
14 Oct
£21Renfe
£40Flixbus
£10Ryanair
Fri
15 Oct
£37Renfe
£43Alsa
£58Iberia Express
Sat
16 Oct
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£27Ryanair

The fastest trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Fastest Journey

4 h 24 m

Average

4 h 24 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

487 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Santiago de Compostela for Madrid every day 1 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 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 24 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 24 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.

Fastest
18:51Santiago De Compostela4h24 23:15Madrid Chamartín
0 changes
£711One-way

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Train Information from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 24 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies

Renfe between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid

Find the best trains between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid with Omio's travel partners Renfe from £43. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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 the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid:

    • 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 Madrid

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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 Madrid. 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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    Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
    Travel by train to Madrid 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 Madrid.
    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap trains to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid for as little as £43  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train prices are on average £51  one way.
    What is the distance between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid via train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid via train to be approximately 301 miles (486 km).
    How long is the train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?
    While the time it takes to travel 301 miles (486 km) from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is on average 4 h 24 min.
    What station does the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train leave from? Which Madrid train station do I come into from Santiago de Compostela?

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    Where is the train station in Santiago de Compostela to go to Madrid? Where is the train station in Madrid located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Santiago De Compostela, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Santiago de Compostela.

    The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Madrid.

    Which train providers can take me between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?
    For the trip from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid you can take a train with Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Are there any Santiago de Compostela to Madrid direct trains?
    Yes, there are 2 direct trains between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid per day with Renfe  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    How many trains per day are there to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela?
    The average number of trains departing Santiago de Compostela for Madrid is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid? When can I take the last train for the day?
    You can take the first train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid at 04: 32   or take the last train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid leaving at 16: 51. Look for the latest Santiago de Compostela Madrid train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How early should I book Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train tickets to get the best deals?
    If you purchase Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £51. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Santiago de Compostela
    Madrid
    Santiago De Compostela
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