Train Transfers To and From Santiago Rosalía de Castro Airport

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Santiago Airport Train Transfers

The airport does not have any train facilities of its own. Despite this, Santiago Airport is connected to the train station in Santiago de Compostela, located 12 kilometers away, by a city bus service that runs every 30 minutes.

A combination of rail and bus tickets may be purchased to and from the airport.

The train station in Santiago de Compostela offers regional, medium-distance, and long-distance high-speed Alvia services to the majority of cities in Galicia, including A Corua, Ferrol, Ourense, Pontevedra, Vilagarca, and Vigo; and further to Madrid and the rest of Spain.

High-Speed Rail Link Between Madrid and Galicia

Madrid-Galicia rail line is a high-speed railway connection in Spain that connects the city of Madrid with the province of Galicia via the towns of Olmedo, Zamora, Ourense, and Santiago de Compostela.

The route travels at a maximum speed of 190 miles per hour. Additionally, the line connects the high-speed rail line known as the Atlantic Axis to the remaining portions of the Spanish AVE high-speed network.

Double electrification will be used to construct the high-speed rail line connecting Madrid and Galicia. It was developed for trains traveling up to 220 miles per hour.

The high-speed rail line between Madrid and León also uses the same railway for the portion of the route that runs between Madrid and Olmedo. Along with the rest of the Madrid–Segovia–Valladolid stretch, this segment officially opened for business in 2007.

The year 2004 saw the construction of the road segment between Ourense and Santiago de Compostela.

On December 10, 2011, the section spanning 87 kilometers was finished and connected to the high-speed rail line along the Atlantic Axis at Santiago de Compostela.