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Duration 9h 36m
Distance 1019.3 km
Average price 95€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Alicante and Santiago de Compostela takes 9h 36m and the fastest train takes 9h. The train service runs several times per day from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Madrid

  1. Alicante-Termino
  2. Madrid-Chamartin
  3. Santiago de Compostela
8h 13m
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76€ - 151€

Alicante to Santiago de Compostela train times

Trains run twice daily between Alicante and Santiago de Compostela. The earliest departure is at 10:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Alicante is at 12:40 which arrives into Santiago de Compostela at 22:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Santiago De Compostela via Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 13m.

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The distance between Alicante and Santiago de Compostela is 847 km. The road distance is 1019.3 km.

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Alicante to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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Alicante to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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There are 441+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Alicante and Santiago de Compostela?

You can take a train from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 8h 13m.
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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