General Information

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela is in Galicia, the western region in Spain and the west coast of Europe. The western cape in the continent was called by the Romans: Finisterre, "the end of the Earth". Taking a bit of free time and with luck on the weather, Galicia has the most beautiful beaches in Spain, where the Atlantic reaches the land. The beaches are protected from the wild sea because of its location in the Rias.


How to get to Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela is located in the northwestern corner of Spain and is the cultural and political capital of the autonomous region of Galicia.

By plane

Santiago de Compostela Airpot: Lavacolla Airport (SCQ)

Distance to the City Center: 11 Km. (15 min by car)

Tel: 0034 981 54 75 00

Busses run daily between Lavacolla airport, the bus station and the City Center (Praza de Galicia).

From the airport you can reach Santiago by taxi for a fare of about €21.

By Train

Train station of Santiago de Compostela

C / HÓRREO , S / N

Tel : 0034 981 59 18 59

There are daily trains linking the city with Madrid, San Sebastián, Hendaye and Barcelona. With one change, there are also daily routes to Barcelona, Bilbao, Portugal and Paris and to almost all the major destinations in Spain.

By Bus

Bus station in Santiago de Compostela provides connections with the main Galician municipalities, and important Spanish and European cities.

Location : San Caetano , s/n

Tel: 0034 981 54 24 16

By Car

Northwest highway A-6: connects Galicia with the rest of Spain through the province of Lugo (link to Santiago through the AP-9, in the vicinity of A Coruña).

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

Rias Baixas motorway A- 52: Galicia communicates with the rest of Spain through Ourense.

Cantabrian motorway A- 8: connects Galicia with France through the Cantabrian coast (link to Santiago through the Northwest highway A-6).


Porto Airport Sa Carneiro (Portugal) - Santiago de Compostela

Car Hire:

By Bus from Porto Airport to Santiago de Compostela:



Taxi: Available taxis from the airport

Public transport from Porto Airport:

Vigo Airport – Santiago de Compostela

Car Hire

By bus

Public Bus from Vigo airport to Vigo city center:

Vigo City to Santiago:

By Train


Available taxis from the airport