Trains from
Santiago de Compostela to Madrid

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Santiago de Compostela to Madrid route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time9h 09m
Trains per day3
Fare range€17-€147

First & last trains

First train departs at05:15
Last train departs at17:30

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 05m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationSantiago de Compostela
Destination StationMadrid

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

09:39
15:04
Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
5h 25m1 change
12:10
17:54
Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
5h 44m1 change
15:12
20:17
Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
5h 05mDirect
17:00
22:45
Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
5h 45m1 change
17:25
07:50
Santiago de Compostela
Madrid
14h 25m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid start at €49.64 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€49.64
14 days
in advance
€56.28
Avg. single price
On the day
€72.36
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid is €16.9. To buy train tickets from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid 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 Santiago de Compostela to Madrid by train?

The average journey time between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid is 9 hours and 9 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 5 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 trains per day travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid. 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 Santiago de Compostela to Madrid?

The first train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid departs at 05:15. The last train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid departs at 17:30. 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 Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?

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

How do I get back to Santiago de Compostela?

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

  • *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 Santiago de Compostela to Madrid 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 24/07/2017 for travel on 28/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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