There are 7 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Madrid (MAD) SCQ - MAD

$22 - $124

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Train to A Coruna, fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Madrid (MAD) LCG - MAD

$54 - $209

Train to Vigo, fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Madrid (MAD) VGO - MAD

$47 - $221

Train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A

$67 - $84

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4

$40 - $70

Bus, Trenhotel  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to San Clodio 8328
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de San Clodio - Quiroga to Madrid-Chamartin Atlantico

$83 - $119

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) 383.7 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs 18€ - 110€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs 18€ - 110€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Madrid - Barajas Airport T4. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Madrid Airport via Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 489 km. The road distance is 613.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) 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 Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 18€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 305.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

Iberia and Ryanair fly from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid Airport (MAD) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 5 h 8 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de San Clodio - Quiroga to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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 Madrid - Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to San Clodio
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
monbus.es

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