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There are 5 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to La Coruna-San Cristobal Avn / ...

€8 - €11

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the rideshare from Santiago de Compostela to La Corogne 74.8 km

€4 - €7

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña 783

€5 - €11

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña 75.4 km

€120 - €160

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña 75.4 km

€7 - €11

Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña by train

The train journey time between Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 61 km. The fastest train normally takes 28 min. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña train service departs from Santiago De Compostela and arrives in La Coruna-San Cristobal. Typically 152 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
30 min
Fastest train time:
28 min
Train distance:
61 km
Trains per week:
152
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:46
Last train departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña train schedules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in A Coruña is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in A Coruña is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña is to rideshare which costs €4 - €7 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña is to train which costs €8 - €11 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at A Coruña. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at La Coruna-San Cristobal. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña is 56 km. The road distance is 75.4 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs €8 - €11.

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The train from Santiago De Compostela to La Coruna-San Cristobal takes 28 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña is to train which takes 28 min and costs €8 - €11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €11 and takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña.
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  • Distance: 55.9 km
  • Duration: 28 min

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Santiago De Compostela to La Coruna-San Cristobal every 2 hours. Tickets cost €8 - €11 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña every 4 hours. Tickets cost €5 - €7 and the journey takes 1h. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago De Compostela to La Coruna-San Cristobal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
monbus.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Santiago de Compostela to La Corogne
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
€120 - €160
Taxi Suso Fernández
Phone
+34 636 495 607
Service Taxi
Phone
+34 619 18 55 75
Website
servitaxisantiago.com
Parada De Taxis
Phone
+34 981 58 55 97

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Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at A Coruña station.

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Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at La Coruna-San Cristobal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña is 75 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruña.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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