Trains from
Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

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Madrid to Santiago de Compostela route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time7h 47m
Trains per day3
Fare range€17-€206

First & last trains

First train departs at07:15
Last train departs at21:30

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 00m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationSantiago de Compostela

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

09:15
14:15
Madrid
Santiago de Compostela
5h 00mDirect
13:05
18:38
Madrid
Santiago de Compostela
5h 33m1 change
15:00
20:19
Madrid
Santiago de Compostela
5h 19mDirect
16:25
21:58
Madrid
Santiago de Compostela
5h 33m1 change
18:50
23:59
Madrid
Santiago de Compostela
5h 09mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela start at €46.24 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€46.24
14 days
in advance
€56.48
Avg. single price
On the day
€69.93
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela is €16.9. To buy train tickets from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela is 7 hours and 47 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 0 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 8 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela?

The first train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela departs at 07:15. The last train from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela departs at 21:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Madrid?

By train, of course. See trains from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Santiago de Compostela for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 23/07/2017 for travel on 18/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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