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The cheapest trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

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Cheapest

$68

Average

$68

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 Madrid to Santiago de Compostela will cost around $ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 68.

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03:00PMMadrid Chamartín4h35 07:35PMSantiago De Compostela
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$681One-way

Timetable Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

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03:00PMMadrid Chamartín4h35 07:35PMSantiago De Compostela
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Aug 4
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$60Alsa
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Aug 5
$68Renfe
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Aug 7
$100Renfe
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Aug 8
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Aug 9
$68Renfe
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Aug 10
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$41Ryanair
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Aug 11
$68Renfe
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Aug 12
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$68Ryanair
Fri
Aug 13
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$94Iberia
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Aug 14
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$73Ryanair
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Aug 15
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$94Iberia
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Aug 16
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$61Ryanair
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Aug 17
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$40Ryanair
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Aug 18
$60Renfe
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Aug 19
$68Renfe
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Fri
Aug 20
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$70Iberia
Sat
Aug 21
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$41Ryanair
Sun
Aug 22
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$64Iberia
Mon
Aug 23
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$40Ryanair
Tue
Aug 24
$53Renfe
$60Alsa
$27Ryanair

The fastest trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

Showing times and prices for Aug 5

Fastest Journey

4 h 35 m

Average

4 h 35 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

487 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Madrid 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 487 km distance in an average of 4 h 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 35 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 35 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
03:00PMMadrid Chamartín4h35 07:35PMSantiago De Compostela
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$681One-way

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Train Information to Santiago de Compostela from Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$89 (€71)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela cover the 301 miles (486 km) long route taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $68 (€54), but the average price of train tickets is $89 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

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Renfe trains between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela

Buy your official Renfe train tickets from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela from $68 (€54) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Renfe

Travel from Madrid 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 Madrid and Santiago de Compostela, you can expect to travel 301 miles (486 km) and pay as low as $68 (€54). Check Renfe’s train schedules on Omio and score cheap tickets from Madrid 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.

When purchasing your Renfe train tickets from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

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Trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela for as low as $68 (€54)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela?
The train price between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela is on average $89 (€71)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela by train?
The Madrid to Santiago de Compostela train distance is approximately 301 miles (486 km).
How many hours is the train time from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela?
The train time to Santiago de Compostela from Madrid is on average 4 h 27 min  for the 301 miles (486 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Santiago de Compostela do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Santiago De Compostela.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Madrid. 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.

What train companies offer a service between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela?
When taking a train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Santiago de Compostela. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Madrid at 7: 28 AM. The last train leaves from Madrid at 4: 25 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Madrid to Santiago de Compostela train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase the Madrid to Santiago de Compostela train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $89 (€71). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Santiago de Compostela
Madrid Chamartín
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Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C