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There are 4 ways to get from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Astorga to Santiago De Compostela Alv

€21 - €27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Astorga to Santiago De Compostela

€27 - €40

Bus via Lugo  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Astorga to Lugo
  2. Take the bus from Lugo to Santiago de Compostela Lugo

€22 - €36

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela 265.8 km

€25 - €40

Astorga to Santiago de Compostela by train

The train journey time between Astorga and Santiago de Compostela is around 4h 2m and covers a distance of around 315 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 2m. Services are operated by Renfe Viajeros. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 2m
Fastest train time:
4h 2m
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€21
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:04
Last train departs at:
18:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Astorga to Santiago de Compostela train schedules

Astorga → Santiago de Compostela
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santiago de Compostela is 112.

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The cheapest way to get from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela is to train which costs €21 - €27 and takes 4h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela is to drive which takes 2h 44m and costs €25 - €40.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Astorga and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Astorga and arriving at Santiago De Compostela. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Astorga and Santiago de Compostela is 209 km. The road distance is 265.8 km.

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The best way to get from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs €21 - €27.

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The train from Astorga to Santiago De Compostela takes 4h 2m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Astorga to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Astorga station.

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

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The best way to get from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs €21 - €27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €40 and takes 5h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 209.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Astorga, Spain and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Astorga to Santiago De Compostela once daily. Tickets cost €21 - €27 and the journey takes 4h 2m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Astorga to Santiago De Compostela 5 times a day. Tickets cost €27 - €40 and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

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 Astorga to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Astorga to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Astorga to Lugo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lugo to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Lugo to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Astorga to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Santiago De Compostela station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Astorga to Santiago de Compostela is 266 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Astorga to Santiago de Compostela.

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