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$58Renfe
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Journey Summary

Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 27 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $48
Trains depart from:Santiago de Compostela
Trains arrive in:Madrid
Distance:487 km
Train Companies:Renfe
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Renfe Santiago de Compostela – Madrid

Buy your official Renfe train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid from $51 (€40) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Renfe

Renfe trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid are available on Omio for as little as $51 (€40). Renfe is Spain’s national train provider offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When traveling on a Renfe train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid, you can expect to travel 301 miles (486 km). Check Renfe’s train schedules and tickets for the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid journey and find the best option for you.

Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible 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.

Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include 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's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid 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 Santiago De Compostela to Madrid

Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. All trains traveling from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid are operated by Renfe, Spain's national train company. There are usually 13 trains traveling from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid per day. The first train departs at 5:15 a.m. while the last leaves Santiago De Compostela at 5:00 p.m. trains take between 5 and 8 hours to arrive in Madrid. All trains depart from Santiago De Compostela train station and arrive at Madrid's Chamartín train station.

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Santiago De Compostela to Madrid Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€68

1 Day in Advance

€64

1 Week in Advance

€48

2 Weeks in Advance

€44

1 Month in Advance

€35

3 Months in Advance

€27

Santiago De Compostela to Madrid Trains: General Information


Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Santiago De Compostela to Madrid train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Santiago De Compostela to Madrid trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus Some trains are direct; however, most journeys require a transfer in Ourense. All trains depart from Santiago De Compostela train station and arrive at Madrid Chamartín train station.
  • autobus The Santiago De Compostela to Madrid train journey takes as little as 5 hours and 5 minutes to arrive in Madrid.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Santiago De Compostela to Madrid train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Santiago De Compostela to Madrid trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 6% cheaper to purchase Santiago De Compostela to Madrid train tickets a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 29% cheaper to purchase Santiago De Compostela to Madrid train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Santiago De Compostela to Madrid train costs are 49% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 40 €
2 weeks earlier 35 €14.%
3 weeks earlier 35 €14.%
1 month before 36 €11%
2 months earlier 36 €11%
3 months earlier 29 €38%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Santiago de Compostela - Madrid. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Santiago de Compostela - Madrid 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 14% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Santiago de Compostela - Madrid with 2 months in advance you save up to about 11% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 38%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Travel by train to Madrid 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 Madrid.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Santiago de Compostela to Madrid trains for as little as $51 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela?
The Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train ticket price is on average $61 (€47)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid by train to be approximately 301 miles (486 km).
How long is the train ride between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?
On average the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train travel time is 4 h 24 min  for the 301 miles (486 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid train station do I come into from Santiago de Compostela?

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Santiago De Compostela, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
Take the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train with Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
Yes, you can find a direct train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid with Renfe  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When is the earliest train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid? When is the last train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
You can take the earliest train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid at 4: 32 AM   or take the last train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid leaving at 4: 51 PM. Look for the latest Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid for the best deals?
If you buy the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $61 (€47). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid. 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.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
Santiago De Compostela
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