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Bus Information to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$60 (€48)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa, Alsa Supra, Eurolines Switzerland or Flixbus

Buses from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 10 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, Eurolines Switzerland or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $60 (€48)], but the average price of bus tickets is $60 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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FlixBus and Alsa buses between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid

Travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid from $60 (€48) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and Alsa! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid.

Find cheap tickets for FlixBus buses between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid on Omio. Omio can help you find the best bus deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Santiago de Compostela to Madrid bus schedule from FlixBus, the latest bus ticket offers available and other travel information for the 301 miles (486 km) journey from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for buses from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid in the Omio app, you can check to see if the FlixBus buses available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the FlixBus bus schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela and then book a cheap bus with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming bus between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid with FlixBus!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Passengers can choose every day between numerous buses that cover the route Santiago de Compostela-Madrid. Most routes are direct, although there are also itineraries with transshipment in Lugo or Oporto. The route begins at the Santiago de Compostela bus station and ends at the Sur station, at terminal 4 at Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez airport or at Moncloa. The fastest buses complete their journey in less than 9 hours.

Which buses go from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

The Santiago de Compostela Madrid buses are programmed by the Spanish multinational Alsa, which operates the Normal and Supra Economy services for this route. Both offer state-of-the-art buses with toilet, Canal Ociobus with movies and series and free wifi connection.

How long does the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid take?

The fastest Santiago de Compostela Madrid buses complete their journey in 8 hours and 55 minutes. While buses with 1 transfer have an estimated duration of 9 hours and 25 minutes.

How many buses are there from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

There are 11 Santiago de Compostela Madrid buses available daily. All of them are direct except for 2, the one that makes the transfer in Lugo and the one that stops in Oporto. The number of buses decreases on weekends, with 9 buses on Saturdays and 7 on Sundays.

Where do buses from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid depart from and reach?

Bus station in Santiago de Compostela : it is located in the north of the city, very close to the buildings of the Xunta de Galicia. Travelers can travel from downtown Santiago to this station by taking bus #5. The journey takes about 12 minutes. This station offers different services, such as free wifi network, parcel service, cafeteria, restaurant, lockers and locker.

South bus station, Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez airport terminal 4 and Moncloa interchange : Sur station is part of the Méndez Álvaro station complex, south of Madrid. The city centre can be reached in 10 minutes by subway line 3. If the journey ends at Airport Terminal 4, travellers can take Metro Line 8 to get to the centre of Madrid in 15 minutes. For its part, the Moncloa Interchange is located in the centre of Madrid, and has ATMs, shops, cafeterias and kiosks.

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Buses from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
Bus tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $60 (€48)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid bus price to come in at an average of $60 (€48)  one way.
How far is it from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by bus?
You should expect to travel around 301 miles (486 km)  to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by bus.
How long is a bus between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid on average?
On average the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid bus time is 8 h 10 min  covering the 301 miles (486 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Santiago de Compostela and arrival bus station in Madrid?

There are a few bus stations in Santiago de Compostela to start your route from including Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses, Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and Santiago de Compostela. In Madrid you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela   and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the Santiago de Compostela bus station located? Where is the Madrid bus station located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Santiago De Compostela, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What bus providers go from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
When taking a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, you can count on Alsa, Alsa Supra, Eurolines Switzerland or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Can I buy a direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid with Alsa or Alsa Supra  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When can I take the first bus from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Santiago de Compostela at 8: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Santiago de Compostela at 7: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book bus tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid to score the best deals?
You can find buses to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela to cost on average $60 (€48) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10