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Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 27m
Trains per day2
Fare range€11.00 - €162.00
Distance244km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at08:34
Last train departs at17:25
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 28m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationSantiago de Compostela
Destination StationLeón

Santiago de Compostela to León train times

Check out the next trains departing from Santiago de Compostela to León for Tuesday 30th Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:34
13:02
Santiago de Compostela
León
4h 28m
Direct
10:06
15:28
Santiago de Compostela
León
5h 22m
Direct
17:25
23:57
Santiago de Compostela
León
6h 32m
1 change

Renfe, AV-City and Alvia trains from Santiago de Compostela to León

You can travel from Santiago de Compostela to León on Renfe, AV-City and Alvia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Designed to complement its AVE high-speed service, Renfe’s AV-City trains usually offer cheaper fares than the AVE. The trains have two comfort classes available – Turista (standard) and Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats and extra legroom). All trains have air conditioning and WiFi on board, and most also have a buffet carriage serving food and beverages.

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h on international lines and 200 km/h on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

How long does it take to travel from Santiago de Compostela to León by train?

The average journey time between Santiago de Compostela and León is 5 hours and 27 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 28 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 3 trains per day travelling from Santiago de Compostela to León. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Santiago de Compostela to León?

The first train from Santiago de Compostela to León departs at 08:34. The last train from Santiago de Compostela to León departs at 17:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Santiago de Compostela and León?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Santiago de Compostela to León without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Santiago de Compostela to León. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from León to Santiago de Compostela. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Santiago de Compostela to León.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Santiago de Compostela to León for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/04/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 03/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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