General Information

General Information

How to get there

By plane:

Aeropuerto Rosalía de Castro – Santiago de Compostela

Situación: Lavacolla.

Distance: 10 km (15 min. by car).

Information about airlines and main destinations:

A Coruña Airport

Situación: Alvedro

Distance from Santiago: 69 km (51 min. by car)

Information about airlines and main destinations:

Vigo Airport

Situación: Peinador

Distance from Santiago: 93.9 km (1 h. 30 min. by car)

Information about airlines and main destinations:

By train

Location: Hórreo, 75 A, Santiago de Compostela, 15702


Intercity: direct daily trains link with Madrid, with San Sebastian, Hendaye and with Barcelona.

With one change of train, there are daily services to Bilbao, Portugal, and Paris, and to almost all of Spain’s main destinations.

Regional: Approximately every hour, trains depart for the main Galician destinations -A Coruña, Vilagarcía de Arousa, Pontevedra and Vigo- with links to Portugal. There is also a direct, all-day service to the city of Ourense.

By bus

Santiago de Compostela (Intermodal) Bus Station

Situación: Praza de Camilo Díaz Baliño, s/n, Santiago de Compostela, 15704

Long distance routes

Enatcar Internacional (Intercar/Alsa + Dainco)

Connections with Madrid, Gijón, Bilbao, Irún, Zamora, Salamanca, Cáceres, Sevilla, Cádiz, Algeciras, Portugal, Germany, Bélgium, France, and Switzerland.

Contact: +34 902 42 22 42 |

Connections with Belgium, Germany, France, Holland, Switzerland, Rumania, and Portugal.

Contact: +34 902 114 302 |

Connections with France and Portugal.

By car

Access by road

AP-9 Atlantic Motorway: connects Santiago de Compostela with A Coruña, Ferrol, Pontevedra, Vigo, Tui, and the Portuguese border.

A-6 Northwest Dual Carriageway: connects Galicia with the rest of Spain via the province of Lugo (links with Santiago via the AP-9 motorway, in the surroundings of A Coruña).

A-52 Rías Baixas Dual Carriageway: connects Galicia with the rest of Spain via the province of Ourense (links with Santiago via the AP-9 motorway in Vigo or the N-525 road in Ourense).

AP-53 / AG-53 Motorway: links Santiago with Lalín, where it connects with the AG-53 to Ourense and Madrid.

A-8 Cantabrian Dual Carriageway: connects Galicia with France along the Cantabrian coast (links with Santiago via the A-6 Northwest Dual Carriageway).

Getting around the city


City Transport

Radio-Taxi (24 h)

Contact: +34 981 56 92 92 ·

Tele-Taxi Compostela (24 h)

Contact: +34 981 943 333

Compostela Transfers

Contact: +34 619 492 393

Santiago Airport Bus Service

Service that links the airport with the Plaza de Galicia in Santiago, and with several stops in different parts of the city (including Palacio de Congresos, San Lázaro Chapel, Bus/Train Station, or Rúa da Rosa).

For information about timetables and fares, please consult the website or call the information number of the company in charge of the service.

Contact: +34 901 120 054 / 981 581 815