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Train Information from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$64 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 24 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $52 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $64 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies

Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid from $52 (€42) with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

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.

    These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid:

    • 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 do cheap trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid cost?
    Train tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $52 (€42)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on average?
    The Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train ticket price is on average $64 (€51)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    How many miles is it from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by train?
    The Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train distance is approximately 301 miles (486 km).
    How long is the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
    While the time it takes to travel 301 miles (486 km) between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train journey time is on average 4 h 24 min.
    Which train station from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Santiago de Compostela do I arrive in?

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

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Santiago De Compostela, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Santiago de Compostela.

    The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Madrid.

    Which train providers can take me to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela?
    For the best Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Are there any nonstop train services from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
    Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid. You can look to travel with Renfe  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 route.
    How many train services are there between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid a day?
    The average number of trains departing Santiago de Compostela for Madrid is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When does the first train depart from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid? When does the last train depart 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 trip.
    How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid for the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is on average $64 (€51) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Santiago de Compostela
    Madrid
    Santiago De Compostela
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