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Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela by train

It takes an average of 15h 3m to travel from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela by train, over a distance of around 289 miles (465 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela and tickets for this journey start from $75.62 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 15h 3m
PriceFrom $75.62
Distance289 miles (465 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train22:00
Last train22:00
Departure stationLisbon
Arrival stationSantiago de Compostela
Changes2 changes

Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes
22:00 Lisboa Santa Apolónia14:03 Santiago de CompostelaIntercity 529 CP Get tickets15h 3m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela

The price of train tickets from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela starts at $75.62 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela

Want to know more about your journey from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela take?

The average journey time by train between Lisbon and Santiago de Compostela is 15 hours and 3 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lisbon and Santiago de Compostela by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela is 15 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela cost?

Train tickets from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela can start from as little as $75.62 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela?

No, there are no direct train services from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela. Travelling from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela leave?

The first train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela leaves at 22:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela leave?

The last train from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela leaves at 22:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lisbon and Santiago de Compostela by train?

Trains travelling from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela cover a distance of around 289 miles (465 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/08/2020 for travel on 03/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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