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Introducing Santiago de Compostela


The city is considered to be one of the most important cultural capitals with its university which was established in the 16th century. The tomb of St James adds to the city’s importance. The final stop on the El Camino de Santiago Christian pilgrimage is located here, and the city was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.

Santiago de Compostela is known for:


History and Art Nature and Wildlife Culinary Swimming Trekking Extreme Sports Seaside Forest

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Lugo (116 km)
Orense (104 km)
Pontevedra (63 km)
CURRENCY
Euro (EUR)

COUNTRY CODE
+34

ELECTRIC POWER
I, C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.30

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€35.00

Average Temperature

Santiago de Compostela airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can reach Santiago city center from the airport using the bus service that runs every 30 minutes between 07:00 and 01:00. A one-way ticket costs €3 and a return is €5.10. The city center is 14 km from the airport and the journey takes about 15 minutes.

Average time from airport: 15 minutes

Distance from airport: 14 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for the buses, you can get to the city center using the 24 hour taxi service that runs from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is €21.

Average taxi price: 21 euros

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