Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train

Tue, 18 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Cheapest

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

Renfe Alvia
18:063h20
Santiago de Compostela
21:26Madrid
£791One-way
0 changes
Renfe Alvia
04:554h39
Santiago de Compostela
09:34Madrid
£1341One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSantiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
Renfe Alvia
18:063h20
Santiago de Compostela
21:26Madrid
0 changes
Renfe Alvia
04:554h39
Santiago de Compostela
09:34Madrid
0 changes

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Train times from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 59 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

487 km

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

Renfe Alvia
18:063h20
Santiago de Compostela
21:26Madrid
£791One-way
0 changes
Renfe Alvia
04:554h39
Santiago de Compostela
09:34Madrid
£1341One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€82)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersRenfe (3), Renfe or Renfe ALVIA

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid cover the 301 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Renfe (3), Renfe or Renfe ALVIA. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

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

For as little as £18 you can travel by train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid with Renfe (3), Renfe and Renfe ALVIA. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Renfe Alvia are high-speed trains with top speeds of up to 250km/h operated by Renfe, Spain’s national railway company. Alvia trains cover most cities in Spain, including Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, Alicante, Zaragoza and Cadiz. They are somewhat slower than Renfe AVE and AVLO (high-speed and low cost) but cover more destinations and are a comfortable and effective way of travelling around Spain. Onboard facilities include free WIFI, bike storage and luggage allowance. Alvia trains have two seat classes – Estándar and Confort. Top routes for Renfe Alvia include Barcelona to Pamplona, Madrid to Cádiz and Alicante to Gijón.

Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train information with Renfe ALVIA:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18



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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FAQs: Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train

FAQs: Travel by train from Santiago de Compostela 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid can start from as little as £36 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is £73; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train travel time is 3 h 20 min   for the 301 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid leaves at 05: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid leaves at 19: 06.
Take the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train with Renfe (3), Renfe or Renfe ALVIA. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Madrid from 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 19: 06.

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

A trip to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela including taking a coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Santiago de Compostela and Madrid

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Santiago De Compostela is the most popular Santiago de Compostela railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Santiago de Compostela for your journey to Madrid.
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