How to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

You can get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on 09 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:45Santiago de Compostela Airport1h10 18:55Madrid Barajas Airport
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£881One-way
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10:45Santiago de Compostela9h30 20:15Madrid
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£431One-way
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22:30Santiago de Compostela8h00 06:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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£431One-way
05:45Santiago de Compostela8h10 13:55Madrid
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£431One-way
10:45Santiago de Compostela9h45 20:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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£431One-way

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Travel Information to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance301 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£43 - £146
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £43 • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £146 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Iberia Express or Renfe Alvia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 301 miles from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £43. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa, Iberia Express or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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FAQs

You can travel between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £43 compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A coach journey is usually £103 less than a journey to Madrid by plane, which costs on average £146 for the same trip.

A coach is £5 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid costing on average £48.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 20 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 301 miles from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Santiago de Compostela and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid:

  • You can travel to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by coach with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £43 with Alsa from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.
  • You can travel by plane from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid with Iberia Express, and you can find Iberia Express Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets for £146 on Omio.
  • You can go to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by train with Renfe Alvia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £48 with Renfe Alvia from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Madrid with Alsa.
  • You can find a direct flight to Madrid with Iberia Express, Ryanair or Iberia.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £43 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £146 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £48 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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