Santiago de Compostela - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Santiago de Compostela by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Santiago de Compostela? 
Santiago de Compostela is the central station. 

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre? 
Yes, the station is located in the centre of the city. 

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?  
Check our list of recommend hotels near the station. 

Which trains run to Santiago de Compostela? 

  • AVE high speed trains by Spains national rail company RENFE. A high speed train that connects many cities in the country and to/from France
  • Alvia connects both cities that are on the high-speed line and cities that are on normal train tracks. Maximum speed 250km / h.
  • Media Distancia (MD) trains connect larger cities with small cities

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby? 
Yes, to Vigo, Ferrol, A Coruña, Ourense, Madrid, Hendaya/Irun and many more destinations.

Do you offer all train tickets to Santiago de Compostela? 
Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets! 

About Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela known as a sacred city where pilgrims were walking to in Middle Ages. There are still many travellers who are making the long walk by foot. If you are short on time you can just take the train and visit the sacred sights like Catedral de Santiago, Camino de Santiago and Museo das Peregrinacións. 


Santiago de Compostela station - Info

Train Station Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela has one main station with the name "Santiago de Compostela". 

  • Wifi: no 
  • Luggage lockers: no
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, see Saba

To the city centre (Centro) 

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: yes, rental shops are nearby
  • Tram: - 
  • Subway: -
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

Santiago de Compostela station - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Santiago de Compostela train station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Santiago de Compostela - Trains to Santiago

San Carlos Delicatessen Hotel***

Very close to the train station and the city centre. Convenient and very high rating.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

•  Find more cheap hotels:  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Santiago de Compostela station - Rental cars

Cheap rental cars at Santaigo de Compostela train station

Cheap rental cars near the train station - Rent a car in Santiago de Compostela

Rental Cars

8 rental car companies. Alamo, Dollar, Enterprise, Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Keddy, Sixt.   



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  • High speed trains like the AVE

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