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Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

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Trip Madrid Santiago de Compostela

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance303 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela ?

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines flights, trains, carpooling and buses to go to Santiago de Compostela from Madrid, you'll save time and money! Fill in the date of your trip to Santiago de Compostela and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of Renfe, Blablacar, ALSA, Iberia, Air Europa, FlixBus, Ryanair or Comboios de Portugal CP to reach Santiago de Compostela.

All modes of transport Madrid-Santiago de Compostela

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Carpool from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

When you book a ride between Madrid Santiago de Compostela, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. No need to bother about the price once you travel, everything is paid online when you book your ride.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. So, you have more probabilities to find Madrid-Santiago de Compostela rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Santiago de Compostela.

Cheap flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

Departure airport in Madrid

  • MAD Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas

Arrival airport in Santiago de Compostela

  • SCQ Santiago De Compostela

Which airlines operate the Madrid to Santiago de Compostela flights ?

Ryanair and Iberia are the 2 airlines to serve the air route Madrid Santiago de Compostela in direct flight.
Ryanair Madrid Santiago de CompostelaIberia Madrid Santiago de Compostela

Here's a few tips that can be useful to help you get the best deals to fly from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela:

  • Prefer connected flights to Santiago de Compostela rather than direct.
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Santiago de Compostela. Prices change all the time and are different one day to the next. Having some flexibility will be an important asset.

Train Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

Madrid Santiago de Compostela railways companies

The train company that operates this journey is Renfe.
Renfe Madrid Santiago de Compostela

Intercity Train Madrid Santiago de Compostela

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Madrid-Santiago de Compostela route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Night Train Madrid Santiago de Compostela

Instead of arriving in Santiago de Compostela at night and pay a hotel room, prefer departing Madrid in the evenning with the comfort of a sleeper train equipped with berths.

Is there a direct train bound for Santiago de Compostela from Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to go from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Santiago de Compostela and there may be fewer direct trains from Madrid on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Madrid-Santiago de Compostela train ticket on Vivanoda.

Departure train stations in Madrid

  • Madrid-Chamartin

Arrival train stations in Santiago de Compostela

  • Santiago De Compostela

Madrid to Santiago de Compostela bus

Are you looking for a bus from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

Departure bus stations in Madrid

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Madrid at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Santiago de Compostela' should be displayed. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of ALSA or FlixBus and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Madrid Moncloa
  • Madrid Sur

Arrival bus stations in Santiago de Compostela

In Santiago de Compostela, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Santiago de Compostela

Coach companies on the Madrid Santiago de Compostela trip

Several bus companies serve the cities of Madrid and Santiago de Compostela with direct bus line: FlixBus and ALSA.

FlixBus Madrid Santiago de CompostelaALSA Madrid Santiago de Compostela

You may still have doubts to get to Santiago de Compostela by bus. To encourage you to take the bus to Santiago de Compostela, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • The new buses used by ALSA and FlixBus are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Madrid Santiago de Compostela is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.
  • Taking a night bus Madrid Santiago de Compostela is often a good option to save money on Santiago de Compostela accommodation. Traffic is more fluid at night, travel times are reduced and you will arrive at Santiago de Compostela at sunrise!

Which carriers to travel between Madrid and Santiago de Compostela?

Bus companies
The bus company ALSA operates the intercity service from the bus station of Madrid Moncloa in Madrid and to the one of Santiago de Compostela ( Spain)
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Madrid (serving Madrid Sur bus station at 1.9 mi from centre) and the city of Santiago de Compostela where the coach will drop you off at Santiago de Compostela station situated at about 0.4 mi from Santiago de Compostela city centre.
Railway companies
Renfe provides a rail connection Madrid-Santiago de Compostela with the train Trenhotel from Madrid-Chamartin railway station (4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Santiago De Compostela at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Comboios de Portugal CP transports passengers on a rail line from Madrid to Medina del Campo with the train Lusitânia Comboio Hotel which leaves Madrid-Chamartin station to arrive at Medina Del Campo railway station ( Spain)
Airlines
Ryanair carries out a flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Santiago de Compostela (arrival at Santiago De Compostela SCQ airport)
Air Europa flies on the route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to A Coruna (serving A Coruna LCG airport)
Iberia schedules the flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Santiago de Compostela (arrival at Santiago De Compostela SCQ airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Madrid-Santiago de Compostela (303.2 mi)
 
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