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from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on 18 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10Santiago de Compostela Airport1h15 08:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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£331One-way
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07:10Santiago de Compostela Airport1h15 08:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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£331One-way
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17:40Santiago de Compostela Airport1h10 18:50Madrid Barajas Airport
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£501One-way
09:15Santiago de Compostela Airport1h15 10:30Madrid Barajas Airport
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£581One-way
13:30Santiago de Compostela Airport1h15 14:45Madrid Barajas Airport
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£501One-way

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Tue
18 Jan
£42Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£50Iberia Express
Wed
19 Jan
£36Renfe Alvia
£35Flixbus
£32Iberia Express
Thu
20 Jan
£36Renfe Alvia
£35Flixbus
£36Iberia Express
Fri
21 Jan
£42Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£19Ryanair
Sat
22 Jan
£54Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£20Ryanair
Sun
23 Jan
£54Renfe Alvia
£35Flixbus
£29Ryanair
Mon
24 Jan
£42Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£18Iberia Express
Tue
25 Jan
£30Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£18Iberia Express
Wed
26 Jan
£24Renfe Alvia
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Thu
27 Jan
£36Renfe Alvia
£31Flixbus
£10Ryanair
Fri
28 Jan
£42Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£19Ryanair
Sat
29 Jan
£42Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£18Iberia Express
Sun
30 Jan
£48Renfe Alvia
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Mon
31 Jan
£36Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£18Iberia Express
Tue
1 Feb
£24Renfe Alvia
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Wed
2 Feb
£18Renfe Alvia
£31Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Thu
3 Feb
£24Renfe Alvia
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Fri
4 Feb
£36Renfe Alvia
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Sat
5 Feb
£36Renfe Alvia
£42Alsa
£18Iberia Express
Sun
6 Feb
£48Renfe Alvia
£31Flixbus
£9Ryanair

Travel Information to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £13 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £13 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Ryanair or Renfe Alvia

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 301 miles (486 km) 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa, Ryanair or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

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FAQs

What are my Santiago de Compostela to Madrid travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £13 compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight is £28 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid costing on average £42.

A flight is generally £8 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £21 from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

What is the quickest way from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

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, getting to Madrid by coach can take on average 8 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 20 min   on average.

How many miles from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid would I travel?

The distance from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is approximately 301 miles (486 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

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

  • 2 trains a day.

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

When going from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, where do I depart from Santiago de Compostela and where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Coaches from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid most often leave from Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights mostly leave from Santiago de Compostela Airport and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Santiago de Compostela at Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Who can get me from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Alsa for coaches to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets on Omio for £42.
  • Ryanair can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid for £13 on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe Alvia for trains to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Alvia Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets on Omio for £21.

Is there a way to travel directly from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with Iberia Express or Ryanair.
  • You'll find 2 direct trains per day with Renfe Alvia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid.

Where should I go next after I travel between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?

Many of our customers travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your Santiago de Compostela and Madrid trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £42 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £13 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £21 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.