There are 5 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga Ic / ...

$35 - $50

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Astorga

$29 - $45

3 alternative options

Train via Orense-Empalme  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Orense-Empalme A / ...
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Astorga Ic / ...

$38 - $61

Bus, Trenhotel  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Ourense - A Ponte
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Ourense to Est. FF.CC. Astorga Galicia

$37 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga 168.9 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Astorga. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Astorga. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Astorga is 209 km. The road distance is 270.2 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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The train from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Santiago de Compostela to Astorga train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 40 min.

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

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Santiago de Compostela to Astorga train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Astorga station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga.
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  • Distance: 130.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga 5 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Astorga
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Ourense to Est. FF.CC. Astorga
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Santiago De Compostela to Astorga
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Train Staion to Ourense - A Ponte
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Astorga is 270 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Astorga.

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