Santiago de Compostela Airport
Santiago de Compostela Airport is the largest airport in northwestern Spain, two other airports in the autonomous region of Galicia are A Coruña Airport and Vigo Airport. The airport is named after Rosalía de Castro (1837 – 1885), a writer and poet from Galicia. Many flights to and from Santiago are operated by Vueling and Ryanair, the airport has one terminal and one runway. Santiago de Compostela is known as a place of pilgrimage and the end of the Way of Saint James, many pilgrims walk to the city and fly back. It used to be possible to travel to and from the airport by Empresa Freire (Santiago de Compostela, Lugo) and Travidi (A Coruña), these bus operators are no longer active at the airport.
Where is Santiago de Compostela Airport situated?
The airport is located to the east of the city and is easily accessible via the Autovía A-54 (Autovía del Aeropuerto) and Autopista AP-9 (Autoestrada do Atlántico).
How many terminals does Santiago de Compostela Airport have?
The airport has one modern and well-arranged terminal. This terminal replaced the old terminal of Santiago de Compostela Airport in 2011.
The distance from Santiago de Compostela Airport to the centre of Santiago de Compostela is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Santiago de Compostela.
From SCQ Airport to Santiago de Compostela City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Santiago de Compostela Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Santiago de Compostela Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Santiago de Compostela Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Santiago de Compostela Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Santiago de Compostela Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Santiago de Compostela is about € 21.-. Book your taxi at Santiago de Compostela Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From SCQ Airport to Santiago de Compostela City centre by Taxi
At Santiago de Compostela Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Enterprise, Sixt, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Santiago de Compostela Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Santiago de Compostela Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Europa
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Santiago de Compostela
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Things to do
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