The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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13 h 1 m
13 h 1 m
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Of the 1 trains that leave Santiago de Compostela for Barcelona every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||556 miles (897 km)|
|Average train duration||13 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||$62 (€54)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Renfe or Renfe ALVIA|
Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona cover the 556 miles (897 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 1 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe ALVIA. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $50 (€44), but the average price of train tickets is $62 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
For as little as $50 (€44) you can travel by train to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela with Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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.
The Santiago de Compostela Barcelona trains are managed by the Spanish company Renfe. Its Alvia fleet carries out long-distance journeys and operates on both conventional and high-speed lines. Among its numerous services on board, the broadcasting of films and documentaries, music channels, headphones, sockets and mobile cafeteria are available in preferential and tourist classes.
Travel on board the Santiago de Compostela Barcelona trains takes an average of 12 hours and 50 minutes. During this journey intermediate stops are made in the cities of Ourense, Monforte de Lemos, Ponferrada, Astorga, León, Palencia, Burgos, Miranda de Ebro, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Pamplona, Zaragoza, Lérida and Tarragona, among others.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday there is 1 direct connection between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona. This train schedule is valid throughout the year. Alvia passengers have the right to travel for free on local lines in both the city of origin and the destination, 4 hours before starting the trip and 4 hours after it ends.
Santiago de Compostela Station: is located in the centre of the city, less than 1 kilometre from the famous cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The railway enclosure houses ATMs, cafeterias, newsstands and bookstores, public telephones, shops and car rental agencies. The urban bus of line 12 connects the station with different areas of the city.
Barcelona-Sants station: is located in the central square of the Catalan Countries and communicates with different strategic points of the city through lines 5 and 3 of the metro. Its large complex has a bookstore, pharmacy with defibrillators, several cafeterias (some with free wifi), ATMs, lottery point of sale, slogans, police station and a hotel.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Santiago De Compostela, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Santiago de Compostela.
The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Barcelona.
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