Cheap train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Cheapest

$29

Average

$55

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 Madrid will cost around $ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 29.

Cheapest
09:09AMSantiago De Compostela3h49 12:58PMMadrid Chamartín
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$291One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:06PMSantiago De Compostela3h20 11:26PMMadrid Chamartín
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$581One-way
04:56PMSantiago De Compostela3h22 08:18PMMadrid Chamartín
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$661One-way
10:20AMSantiago De Compostela3h22 01:42PMMadrid Chamartín
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$661One-way

Train schedule from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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09:09AMSantiago De Compostela3h49 12:58PMMadrid Chamartín
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10:20AMSantiago De Compostela3h22 01:42PMMadrid Chamartín
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04:56PMSantiago De Compostela3h22 08:18PMMadrid Chamartín
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08:06PMSantiago De Compostela3h20 11:26PMMadrid Chamartín
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Wed
Jan 26
$29Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$48Iberia Express
Thu
Jan 27
$29Renfe Alvia
$48Flixbus
$31Iberia Express
Fri
Jan 28
$66Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$66Iberia Express
Sat
Jan 29
$74Renfe Alvia
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Sun
Jan 30
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$54Flixbus
$37Iberia Express
Mon
Jan 31
$58Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$37Iberia Express
Tue
Feb 1
$33Renfe Alvia
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Wed
Feb 2
$33Renfe Alvia
$48Flixbus
$13Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
$44Renfe Alvia
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Fri
Feb 4
$50Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$27Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
$58Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$25Iberia Express
Sun
Feb 6
$66Renfe Alvia
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Mon
Feb 7
$41Renfe Alvia
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Tue
Feb 8
$29Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$13Ryanair
Wed
Feb 9
$29Renfe Alvia
$42Flixbus
$13Ryanair
Thu
Feb 10
$33Renfe Alvia
$48Flixbus
$13Ryanair
Fri
Feb 11
$41Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$13Ryanair
Sat
Feb 12
$58Renfe Alvia
$58Alsa
$13Ryanair
Sun
Feb 13
$66Renfe Alvia
$48Flixbus
$13Ryanair
Mon
Feb 14
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$58Alsa
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Fastest train times from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 28 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

487 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Santiago de Compostela for Madrid every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 487 km distance in an average of 3 h 28 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 49 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.

Fastest
08:06PMSantiago De Compostela3h20 11:26PMMadrid Chamartín
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$581One-way
2nd Fastest
04:56PMSantiago De Compostela3h22 08:18PMMadrid Chamartín
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$661One-way
2nd Fastest
10:20AMSantiago De Compostela3h22 01:42PMMadrid Chamartín
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$661One-way
09:09AMSantiago De Compostela3h49 12:58PMMadrid Chamartín
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$291One-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$55 (€46)
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 3 h 20 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 route for as low as $29 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $55 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train providers: Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid trains

You can travel by train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid with Renfe for as low as $29 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Santiago de Compostela to Madrid trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    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.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Santiago de Compostela
    Madrid
    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.