The cheapest trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$81

Average

$157

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela will cost around $ 157 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 81.

Cheapest
09:30AMBarcelona Sants12h36 10:06PMSantiago De Compostela
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$811One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:25PMBarcelona Sants9h27 10:52PMSantiago De Compostela
1 changes
$1791One-way
02:00PMBarcelona Sants8h52 10:52PMSantiago De Compostela
1 changes
$2111One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

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09:30AMBarcelona Sants12h36 10:06PMSantiago De Compostela
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01:25PMBarcelona Sants9h27 10:52PMSantiago De Compostela
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02:00PMBarcelona Sants8h52 10:52PMSantiago De Compostela
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Mon
Sep 27
$81Renfe
$99Alsa
$106Vueling
Tue
Sep 28
$61Renfe
$99Alsa
$53Ryanair
Wed
Sep 29
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$99Alsa
$42Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
$52Renfe
$99Alsa
$25Ryanair
Fri
Oct 1
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$99Alsa
$85Vueling
Sat
Oct 2
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$75Flixbus
$60Ryanair
Sun
Oct 3
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$75Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Mon
Oct 4
$52Renfe
$99Alsa
$106Vueling
Tue
Oct 5
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$99Alsa
$19Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
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$99Alsa
$19Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$31Renfe
$99Alsa
$45Ryanair
Fri
Oct 8
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$99Alsa
$148Vueling
Sat
Oct 9
$70Renfe
$56Flixbus
$45Vueling
Sun
Oct 10
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$62Flixbus
$87Vueling
Mon
Oct 11
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$99Alsa
$45Vueling
Tue
Oct 12
$35Renfe
$99Alsa
$63Iberia
Wed
Oct 13
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$99Alsa
$39Ryanair
Thu
Oct 14
$61Renfe
$99Alsa
$25Ryanair
Fri
Oct 15
Find prices
$99Alsa
$50Vueling
Sat
Oct 16
$35Renfe
$62Flixbus
$25Ryanair

The fastest trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

8 h 52 m

Average

10 h 18 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

897 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Barcelona for Santiago de Compostela every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 897 km distance in an average of 10 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 52 m .

The slowest trains will take 12 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
02:00PMBarcelona Sants8h52 10:52PMSantiago De Compostela
1 changes
$2111One-way
2nd Fastest
01:25PMBarcelona Sants9h27 10:52PMSantiago De Compostela
1 changes
$1791One-way
09:30AMBarcelona Sants12h36 10:06PMSantiago De Compostela
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$811One-way

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Train Information to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$62 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela cover the 556 miles (897 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 36 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $62 (€50), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $52 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

Train companies

Renfe Barcelona – Santiago de Compostela

Renfe trains will get you between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela from $52 (€42). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Renfe

Travel from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela with ease and comfort with Renfe, Spain’s main provider of train services covering around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) of domestic and international routes. When taking a Renfe train between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela, you can expect to travel 556 miles (897 km) and pay as low as $52 (€42). Check Renfe’s train schedules on Omio and score cheap tickets from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela!

Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your trip.

Renfe offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. AVE trains run at high-speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

Renfe's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Barcelona to 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.

What trains go from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?

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.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela take?

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.

How many trains are there from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?

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.

Where do trains from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela depart from and arrive at?

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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela for the next 7 days starting from $52 (€42)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket to Santiago de Compostela from Barcelona?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $62 (€50)  for a train ticket from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.
How far is Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela by train?
The Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train distance is approximately 556 miles (897 km).
What is the Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 556 miles (897 km) from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela train journey time is on average 12 h 36 min.
Which train station from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela do I depart from? Which Santiago de Compostela train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Barcelona Sants   to Santiago De Compostela   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Barcelona to go to Santiago de Compostela? Where is the train station in Santiago de Compostela located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Santiago de Compostela, called Santiago De Compostela, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

Which train providers can get me from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?
For the trip from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela you can take a train with Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela? When is the last train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela?
You can take the first train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela at 7: 30 AM. The last train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela that you can take departs at 7: 30 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $62 (€50) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Santiago de Compostela
Barcelona Estació De França
Amenities
Barcelona Sants
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Refreshments