The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 buses that leave Madrid for Santiago de Compostela every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Average bus duration||8 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$59 (€52)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus companies||Alsa Supra, Alsa, Avanza Grupo or Flixbus|
Buses from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela cover the 301 miles (486 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa Supra, Alsa, Avanza Grupo or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $59 (€52), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $58 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Santiago de Compostela.
You can travel by bus from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela with Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus for as low as $58 (€51). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Santiago de Compostela, you can end your route in bus stations like Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto de Santiago - Rosalía de Castro and Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, which is located around 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Santiago de Compostela, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.
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