Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Cheap train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

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48

Average

85

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:06PMSantiago De Compostela3h20 11:26PMMadrid Chamartín
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481One-way
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10:20AMSantiago De Compostela3h22 01:42PMMadrid Chamartín
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1031One-way
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07:47AMSantiago De Compostela3h47 11:34AMMadrid Chamartín
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1031One-way

Train schedule from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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07:47AMSantiago De Compostela3h47 11:34AMMadrid Chamartín
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10:20AMSantiago De Compostela3h22 01:42PMMadrid Chamartín
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08:06PMSantiago De Compostela3h20 11:26PMMadrid Chamartín
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Fastest train times from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 29 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

487 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Santiago de Compostela for Madrid every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:06PMSantiago De Compostela3h20 11:26PMMadrid Chamartín
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481One-way
2nd Fastest
10:20AMSantiago De Compostela3h22 01:42PMMadrid Chamartín
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1031One-way
07:47AMSantiago De Compostela3h47 11:34AMMadrid Chamartín
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1031One-way

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Overview: Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€84)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe Alvia or Renfe

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid cover the 301 miles (486 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Renfe Alvia or Renfe. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $54 (€48), but the average price of train tickets is $94 (€84). Travelers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid trains

Renfe trains will get you from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid from $54 (€48). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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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.

    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 Tips: 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
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela for the next 7 days starting from $54 (€48)  one way.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $94 (€84)  for a train ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.
    The Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train distance is approximately 301 miles (486 km).
    The Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train duration is on average 3 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 301 miles (486 km) between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, 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, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Madrid.

    Take the Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train with Renfe Alvia or Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are direct trains between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid, and you can find a direct train for this route with Renfe Alvia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Santiago de Compostela for Madrid is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train departs at 7: 06 PM   and the last train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid leaves at 7: 06 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $94 (€84) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Santiago de Compostela and Madrid

    Santiago de Compostela
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    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 from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.
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