|Avg. Train Duration:|
12 hours 28 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$56|
|Trains depart from:||Barcelona|
|Trains arrive in:||Santiago de Compostela|
Although there are no direct trains between these two Spanish towns, it is convenient to travel by train to Madrid and, once there, continue the journey to Galicia. For the first section there are 75 daily frequencies; and for the Madrid Santiago route, 2 a day, both in the afternoon. To calculate the total duration it is necessary to add 2 hours 45 minutes and 5 hours 15 minutes, respectively, the time taken by the fastest trains.
The Renfe company offers its experience, reliability and solvency when providing the Barcelona Santiago de Compostela train service. This translates into well-equipped and very comfortable railroads, many of them high-speed.
An interesting combination is to organize a tour with departure at 12 o'clock in Barcelona and arrival at the destination after midnight. Thus, in just over 12 hours it is possible to make this journey, counting the time invested in the capital of Spain for transhipment. This scale is compulsory and, in certain cases, another in Orense. The distance between Barcelona and Santiago is 897 kilometres.
The train service Barcelona Santiago de Compostela is made in 2 sections. For the journey to Madrid, there are more than 70 daily alternatives. For the end of the journey to Santiago only 2, in both cases scheduled in the afternoon.
Sants Barcelona Station: is centrally located, 6 kilometres from the port and just over 4 kilometres from the Sagrada Familia. It houses cafeterias, restaurants, shops, ATMs, pharmacies, slogans, car rental companies, parking, tourist information, VIP lounge and good accessibility. To get from the centre, metro lines 1, 4, 5 and 9, urban buses 46, 109, V29, H10, H8, D40 and H16, as well as different suburban trains are the options.
Santiago de Compostela Station: has a good level of services, including cafeteria, parking, bookstore, toilets, adapted services and different car rental companies. Located less than 2 kilometres from the town hall and the cathedral, it is well connected by the P7 and 12 buses, mainly.