Trains Madrid to Santiago De Compostela

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Trains Madrid to Santiago De Compostela - Facts 
  • Distance: 486 km
  • Fastest route: 5 hours 7 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 8 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 07:02 
  • Last train: 21:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Renfe
  • Fare range: €17 - €315 
  • From price: €16
Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela!

Book your train journey from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela start from €16!

Every day 8 trains run between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela. The distance is 486 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 5 hours 7 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €17 - €315.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela with Renfe, the first train leaves at 07:02 and the last train at 21:02.

Train operators

Renfe

Renfe is the name of the national railways in Spain. Renfe operates on all major lines in Spain, like the high speed train AVE between Barcelona, Zaragoza, Madrid, Cordoba and Seville. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela?
The average travel time between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela is 5 hours 7 minutes. On average 8 trains per day run between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela. The first train is leaving Madrid at 07:02 and the last at 21:02. The prices for train tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela start from €16.

How much does it cost to take the train from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela?
The train fares for tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela start from €16. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela?
On average 8 trains per day run between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela. The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela start from €16.

How long is the train ride from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela?
The average travel time between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela is 5 hours 7 minutes. Every day 8 runs between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Madrid from Santiago De Compostela by train?
The distance between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela is 486 kilometers. The average travel time is 5 hours 7 minutes and there are approximately 8 trains per day running between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela. The first train leaves from Madrid at 07:02 and the last one at 21:02.

Which trains run from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela: Renfe. The average travel time is 5 hours 7 minutes, the distance is 486 kilometers and fares start from €16.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela?
Book your train tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela start from €16.

Do prices go down for trains Madrid to Santiago De Compostela?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Madrid to Santiago De Compostela only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Madrid and Santiago De Compostela on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

Other way around - Train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid

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