The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Barcelona 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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It's difficult to get from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||556 miles (897 km)|
|Average train duration||12 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$62 (€54)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Renfe, Renfe Alvia or Renfe AVE|
Trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela cover the 556 miles (897 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 57 min with our travel partners like Renfe, Renfe Alvia or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $59 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $62 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.
Renfe and AVE trains will get you between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela from $59 (€51). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
Enjoy a quick and easy journey on a train to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona with AVE, the high-speed train from Renfe, the main Spanish railroad company and official travel partner of Omio. Search all AVE train schedules and tickets on Omio to find the best deals for a train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela covering the 556 miles (897 km) distance. Look out for ticket options like Promo, Promo +, and Flexible to find the most convenient Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train ride for you. Renfe AVE even offers discount cards for regular customers, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, which can be used when buying AVE tickets on Omio.
Renfe covers around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) between national and international routes, among which are its AVE routes that connect the main cities of Spain. AVE trains are well-known among travelers for providing ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience. Their trains are the most popular of Renfe’s fleet due to their high speeds reaching up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. They are also popular with travelers due to their premium services onboard, such as a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and entertainment.
Train information from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela with AVE:
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.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants to Santiago De Compostela.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Santiago de Compostela most often arrive at Santiago De Compostela and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from this train station to the city center.
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