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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 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:00Santiago de Compostela Airport1h10 19:10Madrid Barajas Airport
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£881One-way
Cheapest
10:45Santiago de Compostela9h30 20:15Madrid
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£431One-way
Other options
18:51Santiago De Compostela4h24 23:15Madrid Chamartín
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£531One-way
06:32Santiago De Compostela4h30 11:02Madrid Chamartín
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£711One-way
05:45Santiago de Compostela8h10 13:55Madrid
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£431One-way

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Fri
17 Sep
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£86Iberia Express
Sat
18 Sep
£53Renfe
£43Alsa
£88Ryanair
Sun
19 Sep
£78Renfe
£43Alsa
£163Vueling
Mon
20 Sep
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£142Vueling
Tue
21 Sep
£43Renfe
£43Alsa
£73Ryanair
Wed
22 Sep
£37Renfe
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Thu
23 Sep
£48Renfe
£40Flixbus
£42Ryanair
Fri
24 Sep
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£126Iberia Express
Sat
25 Sep
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£63Ryanair
Sun
26 Sep
£48Renfe
£40Flixbus
£79Iberia Express
Mon
27 Sep
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£53Ryanair
Tue
28 Sep
£37Renfe
£43Alsa
£20Ryanair
Wed
29 Sep
£32Renfe
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Thu
30 Sep
£37Renfe
£43Alsa
£24Ryanair
Fri
1 Oct
£43Renfe
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Sat
2 Oct
£48Renfe
£43Alsa
£39Ryanair
Sun
3 Oct
£43Renfe
£40Flixbus
£86Iberia Express
Mon
4 Oct
£37Renfe
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Tue
5 Oct
£32Renfe
£43Alsa
£19Ryanair
Wed
6 Oct
£27Renfe
£40Flixbus
£19Ryanair
Thu
7 Oct
£27Renfe
£40Flixbus
£10Ryanair

Travel Information from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£43 - £78
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £43 • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia Express, Alsa or Renfe

Travel 301 miles (486 km) by flight, coach or train to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela. 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 journey are Iberia Express, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, which costs on average £43.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A coach journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Madrid by plane, which costs on average £45 for the same trip.

A coach is about £35 less than a train, which costs on average £78 for this route.

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, going by coach can take 8 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 4 h 24 min.

How far is it from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

You should expect to travel around 301 miles (486 km) from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

How many services a day are there between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?

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

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Santiago de Compostela? Where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid most often leave from Santiago de Compostela Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Coaches from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid most often leave from Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains mostly leave from Santiago De Compostela and tend to arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Who can get me from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela with Iberia Express, and you can find Iberia Express Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets for £45 on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela with Alsa, and you can find Alsa Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets for £43 on Omio.
  • You can go to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by train with Renfe. You'll see cheap train tickets for £78 with Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela?

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Madrid with Iberia Express or Ryanair with around direct flights every day.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Madrid with Alsa or Alsa Supra with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to Madrid with Renfe.

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 buy tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
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 should I book a ticket between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid 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 plane ticket for this trip is £45 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £43 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £78 one way 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
Santiago De Compostela
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