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.
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4 h 24 m
4 h 24 m
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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.
|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||£51 (€57)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
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.
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 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:
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
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.
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