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Duration 8h 7m
Distance 768.3 km
Average price 65€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Santiago de Compostela and Cuenca takes 8h 7m and the fastest train takes 7h 16m. There is at least one train per day from Santiago de Compostela to Cuenca. 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. Santiago De Compostela
  2. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  3. Cuenca
7h 37m
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55€ - 100€

Santiago de Compostela to Cuenca train times

Trains run once daily between Santiago de Compostela and Cuenca. The service departs Santiago de Compostela at 06:48 in the morning, which arrives into Cuenca at 15:04. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Cuenca. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Cuenca Fernando Zobel via Chamartin and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 37m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Cuenca is 619 km. The road distance is 768.3 km.

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Santiago de Compostela to Cuenca train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Cuenca train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Cuenca Fernando Zobel station.

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What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela and Cuenca?

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Cuenca via Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha in around 7h 37m.
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€

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 Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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