More information about trains Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela is the administrative, social and commercial capital of Galicia and belongs to the province of La Coruña. Its humid oceanic climate makes them enjoy mild temperatures throughout the year. This city has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its multiculturalism and an ancient pilgrimage route, the Camino de Santiago.
Its train station is located on Calle Hórreo, one kilometre from the cathedral. It has long and medium distance services, as well as high speed. It is adapted for people who are deaf and hearing impaired thanks to the service "estación dialoga" (dialogue station). The first train arrives every day from La Coruña at 0:05 h, whereas the last train arrives at 22:48 h from Medina Del Campo.
If you want to enjoy a few days of rest in the Galician capital, the best option is to travel by train. On our webpage you can find tickets whose prices range from 2,00 € for the cheapest ones to 89,80 € for the less affordable tickets.
We recommend you to travel during the time slot in the tarde if you want to save on your travel, since the journeys during the time slot in the mañana are less cheap.
Walk along the streets and squares of the historical centre of the town to finally reach the Catjedral of Santiago de Compostela, whose west fassade, known as Obradoiro fassade, is a baroque work of the eighteenth century. At 12:00 they usually held "la misa del peregrino" (the pilgrim mass) which is a good opportunity to admire the Cathedral in the inside and to see, if you are lucky, the famous botafumeiro.
If you want to travel by train to Santiago de Compostela you should know that the most economical route is from Padrón to the railway station of the Galician capital. In this route and travelling on a train of the Regional type with which you will arrive at the train station of Santiago at 16:04 h you will do for only 2,00 €. At the other end we have the route Barcelona - Santiago de Compostela, where we will find the less affordable tickets for a maximum price of 89,80 € if we travel on a train of the Alvia type. With this second possibility we would arrive at the train station of Santiago at 21:58 h.
Go and taste the typical Galician portions of octopus, pasty, razor, mussels, cockles or sardines, accompanied by the rich Galician wines. Santiago de Compostela is a magnificent place to try the Galician catering in all its formats, from endearing traditional food houses, to the "pulperías" and seafood restaurants up to the finest restaurants. A lot of people consider Santiago the kingdom of seafood, so if you love these crustaceans and molluscs don't wait any longer and book your train tickets to visit it on your next vacation. On our search engine you will find train tickets from 89,80 €.
The route Madrid - Santiago de Compostela is the one that most travellers take, of the routes that have the Galician capital as destination. For this route the train tickets have an average price of 39,55 €. You will get the cheapest tickets for the route Madrid - Santiago travelling on a train of the Alvia type, in which for 16,90 € you will travel the 486 Km that separate both cities on a time of 5 hours 15 minutes, reaching the station of Santiago at 0:05 h.
The less affordable tickets for the route Madrid - Santiago de Compostela have a maximum price of 73,30 € if you travel on a train of the Alvia type, this route has a duration of 5 hours 11 minutes.
Don't hesitate and book your train tickets to Santiago de Compostela on our website, where you will find the best prices with tickets from 2,00 €. That living in Barcelona at 896.9 Km stops being an excuse to get to know this wonderful Galician city, think about the people who cross thousands of kilometres of pilgrimage by Camino de Santiago to be in Santiago, and you can visit it for 2,00 € after a comfortable journey by train.