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from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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Wed
Aug 4
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$100Iberia
Thu
Aug 5
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$59Ryanair
Fri
Aug 6
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$100Iberia
Sat
Aug 7
$100Renfe
$60Alsa
$102Ryanair
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Aug 8
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$60Alsa
$188Iberia
Mon
Aug 9
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$100Iberia
Tue
Aug 10
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$67Ryanair
Wed
Aug 11
$68Renfe
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Thu
Aug 12
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$67Ryanair
Fri
Aug 13
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$90Iberia
Sat
Aug 14
$53Renfe
$60Alsa
$64Ryanair
Sun
Aug 15
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$60Alsa
$177Iberia
Mon
Aug 16
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$75Ryanair
Tue
Aug 17
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$42Ryanair
Wed
Aug 18
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$60Alsa
$44Iberia
Thu
Aug 19
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$31Ryanair
Fri
Aug 20
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$44Iberia
Sat
Aug 21
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$102Ryanair
Sun
Aug 22
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$143Iberia
Mon
Aug 23
$68Renfe
$60Alsa
$89Ryanair
Tue
Aug 24
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$34Ryanair

Travel Information from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $51 (€41) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $51 (€41) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Iberia or Renfe

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 301 miles (486 km) 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€41). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa, Iberia or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

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 travel 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.

How do I get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela is by taking a flight, which costs on average $51 (€41).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A flight is $9 (€7) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid costing on average $60 (€48).

A flight is generally $5 (€4) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $56 (€45) from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

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

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

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 15 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 24 min   on average.

What is the distance from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

Madrid is approximately 301 miles (486 km) away from Santiago de Compostela.

Where do I depart from Santiago de Compostela? Where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights most often depart from Santiago de Compostela at Santiago de Compostela Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • 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 take me 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 go to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $60 (€48) with Alsa from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on Omio.
  • You can go to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by plane with Iberia. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $51 (€41) with Iberia from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on Omio.
  • You can go to Madrid from Santiago de Compostela by train with Renfe. You'll see cheap train tickets for $56 (€45) with Renfe from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Madrid with Alsa.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Madrid with Iberia.
  • You can find a direct train 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 journey.

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.
When should I book a ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $60 (€48) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $51 (€41) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $56 (€45) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Santiago de Compostela to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
Santiago De Compostela
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