Cheap train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

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Cheapest

$60

Average

$60

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 Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona will cost around $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 60.

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08:34AMSantiago De Compostela13h01 09:35PMBarcelona Sants
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$601One-way

Train schedule from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

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08:34AMSantiago De Compostela13h01 09:35PMBarcelona Sants
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Tue
Jan 25
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$96Alsa
$79Vueling
Wed
Jan 26
$53Renfe Alvia
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Thu
Jan 27
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$96Alsa
$72Vueling
Fri
Jan 28
$59Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$58Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
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$96Alsa
$65Vueling
Sun
Jan 30
$62Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$50Ryanair
Mon
Jan 31
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$96Alsa
$39Ryanair
Tue
Feb 1
$44Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$29Vueling
Wed
Feb 2
$44Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$12Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
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$96Alsa
$22Vueling
Fri
Feb 4
$44Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$30Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
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$96Alsa
$72Vueling
Sun
Feb 6
$44Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$27Ryanair
Mon
Feb 7
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$96Alsa
$27Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$35Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$29Vueling
Wed
Feb 9
$44Renfe Alvia
$96Alsa
$13Ryanair
Thu
Feb 10
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$96Alsa
$43Vueling
Fri
Feb 11
$53Renfe Alvia
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Sat
Feb 12
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$96Alsa
$29Vueling
Sun
Feb 13
$71Renfe Alvia
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Fastest train times from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Fastest Journey

13 h 1 m

Average

13 h 1 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

897 km

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.

These direct trains cover the 897 km distance in an average of 13 h 1 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 13 h 1 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 1 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.

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08:34AMSantiago De Compostela13h01 09:35PMBarcelona Sants
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$601One-way

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Overview: Train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

distanceDistance556 miles (897 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona cover the 556 miles (897 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 1 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $57 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train companies: Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona trains

For as little as $53 (€44) you can travel by train between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona with Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Renfe

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.

    Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona:

    • 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 Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

    Train travel is the most comfortable, affordable and relaxing way to travel the 1090-kilometre distance between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona. During this non-stop journey at speeds of 250 km/h and lasting less than 13 hours, travellers will have multiple on-board services available, including audiovisual entertainment.

    What trains go from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    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.

    How long is the train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona

    Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap train tickets to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona to cost as little as $53 (€44)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a train between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona?

    The Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona train ticket price is on average $57 (€47)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

    How far is Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela by train?

    The train distance from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona is around 556 miles (897 km).

    How long is a train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona on average?

    The train time between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona is on average 13 h 1 min  for the 556 miles (897 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What is the departure train station in Santiago de Compostela and arrival train station in Barcelona?

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

    Where do I find the Santiago de Compostela train station to Barcelona? Where is the Barcelona train station?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Santiago De Compostela, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center.

    What train companies offer a service from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    Take the Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona train with Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Can I purchase a direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona. You can look to travel with Renfe Alvia  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

    How many train services are there between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona a day?

    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona?

    You can take the earliest train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona at 7: 34 AM   or take the last train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona leaving at 7: 34 AM. Look for the latest Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona for the best deals?

    If you purchase the Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $57 (€47). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Barcelona from Santiago de Compostela. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Santiago de Compostela
    Barcelona
    The major railway station for departures from Santiago de Compostela is Santiago De Compostela. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Santiago De Compostela for your journey between Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona.