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Travel Information from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$57 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€48) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $61 (€51) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia Express, Alsa or Renfe

Travel 301 miles (486 km) by flight, bus or train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $57 (€48). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Iberia Express, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

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How to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, 58,20% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I go from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

There are 3 ways to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela is by taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€48).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

Taking a bus is about $3 (€3) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $61 (€51) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $47 (€40) less than taking a train, which costs on average $105 (€88) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

The fastest way from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 4 h 24 min.

What is the distance from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

You should expect to travel around 301 miles (486 km) between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid:

  • Flights mostly leave from Santiago de Compostela Airport and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Buses from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid most often leave from Santiago de Compostela, Aeropuerto and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid most often leave from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid:

  • You can take a flight from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid with Iberia Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $61 (€51) with Iberia Express from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.
  • You can travel to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by bus with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $57 (€48) with Alsa from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.
  • You can travel from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by train with Renfe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $105 (€88) with Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.
Can I find a direct route from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

Yes, there are direct routes from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct trains a day to Madrid with Renfe.

Direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?
Looking to extend your trip from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Santiago de Compostela to Madrid one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $61 (€51) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $57 (€48) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $105 (€88) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.