How to arrive

By plane

Airport Santiago de Compostela

Location: Lavacolla

Distance: 10 km (15 min. by car)

The airport is reached via the N-634 road, which links Santiago de Compostela with the N-547 road to Lugo. The turn-off is thirteen kilometres to the east of the city. It is also accessed via the A-54 dual carriageway, which links Santiago’s ring road with the N-547 road.

Airlines operating out of Lavacolla Airport:

Main destinations:

Airport A Coruña

Location: Alvedro

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

Airlines operating out of A Coruña Airport:

Main destinations:  

Airport Vigo

Location: Peinador

Distance to Santiago: 93,9 km (1 h. 30 min. by car)

Airlines operating out of Vigo Airport:  

Main destinations:

Airport Porto

Location: Maia (Portugal)

Distance to Santiago: 227 km (2 h. 20 min. by car)

Airlines operating out of Porto Airport & main destinations:

By train

Santiago de Compostela Train Station

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


Long-distance: direct daily trains link up with Madrid, with San Sebastian, Hendaye and with Barcelona. Changing train once, there is a daily service to Bilbao, Portugal and Paris, as well as nearly all of Spain’s main cities.

Regional: there are trains approximately every hour to the main destinations in Galicia (A Coruña, Vilagarcía de Arousa, Pontevedra and Vigo) with connections to Portugal. There is also a direct train to Ourense several times a day.

By bus

Santiago de Compostela Bus Station

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

Long-distance Routes

Enatcar Internacional: Connections with Madrid, Gijón, Bilbao, Irún, Zamora, Salamanca, Cáceres, Seville, Algeciras, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, France and Switzerland.

Contact: +34 902 422 242 –

Socitransa: Connections with Belgium, Germany, France, Holland, Switzerland, Romania and Portugal.

Contact: +34 902 114 302 –

Flixbus: Connections with France.


By car

Access by road

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

Northwest Dual Carriageway A-6: links Galicia with the rest of Spain via Lugo province (links up with Santiago via the AP-9 near A Coruña).

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

AP-53 / AG-53 Motorway: links Santiago with Lalín, connecting with the AG-53 motorway to Ourense and Madrid.

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

Public Transport

  • Buses Airport-City Centre

There is a bus service from the airport to the city center every half hour


  • City-transport

  • Taxis

Radio-Taxi (24 h)

Contact: +34 981 56 92 92 –

Tele-Taxi Compostela (24 h)

Contact: +34 981 943 333

Getting around in the city: