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Though the traditional route to this pilgrim city is on foot, it’s much easier to take a train to Santiago de Compostela. The city is served by direct trains from Madrid and Barcelona. A daily direct train from Irun on the French-Spanish border broadly follows the ancient pilgrim route to Santiago. This train is appropriately called El Camino de Santiago. It also gives a useful connection from Bilbao to Santiago.

As the main tourist hub in Spain’s north-west region of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela is a good spot to relax for a few days and enjoy the local Galego cuisine. Regional train services run frequently to the nearby ports of A Coruna and Vigo. Both deserve a day trip, and Vigo is also useful as the starting point for the new non-stop Celta train service to Porto in Portugal.

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Madrid to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £15.00

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Irun to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £39.00

Avg 0 changes 10hr 44m

Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £37.50

Avg 1 change 8hr 59m

Madrid to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £15.00

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Vigo to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £8.50

Avg 0 changes 1hr 30m

A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £5.50

Avg 0 changes 27m

Ourense to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £9.00

Avg 0 changes 38m

Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £5.50

Avg 0 changes 35m

León to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £58.50

Avg 0 changes 4hr 24m

Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santiago de Compostela by train

from £101.00

Avg 0 changes 7hr 40m

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